extramammary Paget's disease(redirected from Paget's disease of the vulva)
extramammary Paget's disease
Etymology: L, extra, outside, mamma, breast; James Paget, English surgeon, 1814-1899; L, dis + Fr, aise, ease
a gradually spreading red, scaly, and crusted lesion resembling that of Paget's disease but not occurring on the breast. A common area is the vulva. The lesions give rise to carcinoma in approximately 50% of the cases.