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 with parenchymal ductal carcinoma in situ is associated with worse prognosis than Paget's disease alone.
4) Clinical presentations are typically with a palpable lump or thickening, nipple discharge or Paget's disease of the nipple.
The 6 patients who presented with nipple ulceration had a punch biopsy performed which confirmed the clinical suspicion of Paget's disease of the nipple.
Early lesions of dermatoses are scaly and erythematous, with possible etiologies ranging from eczema or inflammatory skin disorders, to Paget's disease of the nipple.
Patients with Paget's disease of the nipple, usually associated with underlying breast cancer, have been studied with regard to the possible benefit of MR imaging for their optimal management.
Breast physical examination, US and mammography were normal bilaterally; MR imaging correctly depicted Paget's disease of the nipple.
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.