extramammary Paget disease


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ex·tra·mam·ma·ry Pa·get dis·ease

(pa'gĕt),
an intraepidermal form of mucinous adenocarcinoma, most commonly in the anogenital region, presenting as erythematous plaques in the elderly, which may be associated with sweat gland or regional visceral carcinoma.
Synonym(s): Paget disease (3)

ex·tra·mam·ma·ry Pag·et dis·ease

(EMPD) (eks'tră-mam'ăr-ē pa'jĕt di-zēz')
An intraepidermal form of mucinous adenocarcinoma, most commonly in the anogenital region.
Synonym(s): Paget disease (3) .

extramammary Paget disease

A plaque with a definite margin found in the anogenital area and in the axilla. It is a rare malignant disease and is treated by surgical excision.

Paget,

Sir James, English surgeon, 1814-1899.
extramammary Paget disease - Synonym(s): Paget disease
Paget abscess syndrome - an abscess recurrence at the same site after apparent cure.
Paget associated osteogenic sarcoma
Paget cells - relatively large neoplastic epithelial cells.
Paget disease - an intraepidermal form of mucinous adenocarcinoma, most commonly in the anogenital region. Synonym(s): extramammary Paget disease
Paget disease of bone - osteitis deformans. Synonym(s): Paget II syndrome
Paget disease of the nipple - ductal carcinoma.
Paget disease of the penis - carcinoma that develops after balanitis.
Paget juvenile syndrome - Synonym(s): familial osteoectasia
Paget quiet necrosis - necrosis in the superficial layers of the shaft of a long bone.
Paget I syndrome - relationship to or possible extension of mammary duct carcinoma.
Paget II syndrome - Synonym(s): Paget disease of bone
Paget test - to determine whether a mass is a solid tumor or a cyst.
Paget-von Schrötter syndrome - stress thrombosis or spontaneous thrombosis of the subclavian or axillary vein. Synonym(s): effort-induced thrombosis
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Extramammary Paget disease expresses androgen receptor but often lacks expression of estrogen receptor and progesterone receptor.
Extramammary Paget disease. An intraepidermal proliferation shows singly dispersed, epithelioid neoplastic cells containing cytoplasmic mucin (hematoxylin-eosin, original magnification X100).
Vulvar Toker cells: the long-awaited missing link: a proposal for an origin-based histogenetic classification of extramammary Paget disease. Am J Dermatopathol.
Cutaneous mucinous carcinomaarisingin extramammary Paget disease of the perineum.
In contrast to extramammary Paget disease at other sites, Paget disease of perianal skin has been reported to have a high frequency of associated cancers.[1-4,6,7] In our own recent study of PPD,[1] 5 of 11 patients with PPD (45%) had documented rectal adenocarcinoma.