Paget's disease of the nipple

Paget's disease of the nipple

Paget's disease of the nipple

A slowly growing cancer of a milk duct of the breast that presents as a form of ECZEMA affecting the nipple. Diagnosis is by BIOPSY and treatment is by local surgical removal. (SirJames Paget, 1814–99, English surgeon).
Paget's disease of the nipple carcinomatous breast disease of elderly women characterized by an eczematous nipple/areolar lesion and epidermal infiltration by malignant cells
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Paget's disease of the nipple can be diagnosed via cytology (nipple scrapings) or histology (wedge biopsy of the nipple).
PAGET'S disease of the nipple is a very rare form of breast cancer that can be fatal if left untreated.
Paget's disease of the nipple without clinically and radiologically detectable breast tumor: histochemical and immunohistochemical study of 44 cases.