Open Access Case Report Article ID: JNPPR-7-169

    Chronic axillary web syndrome: 83 months post lumpectomy-A Case report

    Laura F Rezende*, Ricardo Laier Franco, Vanessa Fonseca Vilas Boas, Juliana Lenzi, and Regiane Luz Carvalho

    Introduction: Axillary Web Syndrome (AWS) is well described until 3 months postoperative breast cancer surgery. 

    Methods: We report a case of a 47 years old patient that arrived our rehabilitation service with pain and limited shoulder range of movement in the ipsilateral side of a breast cancer surgery. 

    Results: An Axillary Web Syndrome was diagnosed 83 months after the surgery. 

    Conclusion: It is important to mention that AWS might persist for a long time and also affect patients a long time after the surgery.


    Published on: Apr 25, 2020 Pages: 13-14

    Full Text PDF Full Text HTML DOI: 10.17352/2455-5487.000069
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