Tail of Spence
|Tail of Spence|
Lymph nodes - #3 and #4 are in the region of the tail of Spence.
|Latin||Processus axillaris, |
processus lateralis mammae
The tail of Spence (Spence's tail, axillary process, axillary tail) is an extension of the tissue of the breast that extends into the axilla. It is actually an extension of the upper lateral quadrant of the breast. It passes into the axilla through an opening in the deep fascia called foramen of Langer.
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