Paget cells

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Pa·get cells

relatively large, neoplastic epithelial cells (carcinoma cells) with hyperchromatic nuclei and abundant palely staining cytoplasm; in Paget disease of the breast, such cells occur in neoplastic epithelium in the ducts and in the epidermis of the nipple, areola, and adjacent skin.


Sir James, English surgeon, 1814-1899.
extramammary Paget disease - Synonym(s): Paget disease
Paget abscess syndrome - an abscess recurrence at the same site after apparent cure.
Paget associated osteogenic sarcoma
Paget cells - relatively large neoplastic epithelial cells.
Paget disease - an intraepidermal form of mucinous adenocarcinoma, most commonly in the anogenital region. Synonym(s): extramammary Paget disease
Paget disease of bone - osteitis deformans. Synonym(s): Paget II syndrome
Paget disease of the nipple - ductal carcinoma.
Paget disease of the penis - carcinoma that develops after balanitis.
Paget juvenile syndrome - Synonym(s): familial osteoectasia
Paget quiet necrosis - necrosis in the superficial layers of the shaft of a long bone.
Paget I syndrome - relationship to or possible extension of mammary duct carcinoma.
Paget II syndrome - Synonym(s): Paget disease of bone
Paget test - to determine whether a mass is a solid tumor or a cyst.
Paget-von Schrötter syndrome - stress thrombosis or spontaneous thrombosis of the subclavian or axillary vein. Synonym(s): effort-induced thrombosis
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19] In addition Paget cells show an immunohistochemical glandular profile (Table).
In all 4 cases of PPD associated with a rectal adenocarcinoma, GCDFP-15 staining was absent in both the Paget cells and the associated rectal adenocarcinoma tested.
The presence of CK7 immunoreactivity in the Paget cells in cases of PPD associated with rectal adenocarcinoma is somewhat perplexing since most studies have consistently reported CK7 negativity in the vast majority of colon adenocarcinomas.