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Axillary Web Syndrome (AWS) Following Axillary Surgery

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient for the Axillary Web Syndrome (AWS).

Specialty:

Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation

Objective:

complications

ICD-10:

C50-C50

Description:

Axillary Web Syndrome (AWS) can occur following axillary surgery. It occurs most often in women undergoing lymph node removal for breast cancer. It is considered to be related to Mondor’s disease.

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