peau d'orange


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peau d'o·range

(pō dŏ-rahnj'),
A swollen pitted skin surface overlying carcinoma of the breast in which there is both stromal infiltration and lymphatic obstruction with edema.
[Fr. orange peel]

peau d'orange

[pō′dôräNzh′]
Etymology: Fr, skin of orange
a dimpling of the skin that gives it the appearance of the skin of an orange. It is common in advanced breast cancer.

peau d'or·ange

(pō dŏ-rahnz[h]')
A swollen, pitted skin surface overlying carcinoma of the breast in which there is both stromal infiltration and lymphatic obstruction with edema.
[Fr. orange peel]

peau d'orange

(pō″dō-rănj′) [Fr., orange skin]
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PEAU D' ORANGE
Dimpling, pitting, and swelling, seen in inflamed skin (e.g., in acne rosacea) or in the skin that overlies inflammatory carcinoma of the breast. See: illustration

peau d'orange

An orange-skin-like dimpling of an area of the skin, affecting especially the breast and caused by LYMPHOEDEMA occurring in certain kinds of cancer.
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On the breast, peau d'orange nearly always indicates a cancerous lump underneath.
Fundoscopic examination revealed angioid streaks around the optic discs and peau d'orange appearance in the temporal macula of both eyes.
1) Angioid streaks and peau d'orange are among the major diagnostic criteria of PXE; comet lesions are one of the minor criteria.
Cellulifis: Non- 200 cases per * Peau d'orange * Observed most necrotizing 100,000 appearance frequently inflammation of patient-years can be noted among middle- the skin and (Ellis (Ellis aged and subcutaneous Simonsen, van Simonsen et elderly (Ellis tissues.
In the era before Haagensen, surgeons advocated radical local excision of breast cancer including clear margins around all areas of peau d'orange.
Contemporary practice still precludes placing surgical resection lines through areas of peau d'orange.
She developed erythematous lesions on her legs (see Figure 3)with a peau d'orange appearance.
Currently, her legs are tight, swollen, tender and warm to touch, and mildly erythematous with a peau d'orange appearance (see Figure 4).
Skin involvement in NSF frequently presents on the extremities as erythematous papules or plaques, often with peau d'orange surface changes and woody induration.
12) The skin lesions often take on a peau d'orange appearance, and patients are often mistakenly diagnosed as having cellulitis.
reported worsening muscular tightness in the lower extremities, which progressed rapidly to rigid flexion contractures and a pronotmced tightening of the skin with peau d'orange texture on the right hand and bilaterally in the legs.
The surrounding skin was thick and brawny with the typical change of peau d'orange.