Paget's disease of the nipple

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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