moth-eaten pattern

moth-eaten pattern

Skin An oozing and encrusted reddish skin erosion with a sharp margin and raised borders, characteristic of Paget's disease of breast; extramammary Paget's disease is similar but often accompanied by pruritus; moth-eaten skin also appears in Bowen's disease and in pagetoid spread of melanoma Skull Patchy variegated defects with a ground-glass center seen by a plain skull film in the diplöe in hyperparathyroidism; MP also refers to the patchy, skull lesions of myeloma; the bone defects of myeloma are usually sharply demarcated and termed 'punched-out'.
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