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CASE SERIES

Paget's Disease of Breast: One-year Experience of a Superspecialty Cancer Hospital

Aashish K Gupta, Neha Sethi, Maneesh K Vijay, Sangeeta Hudda, Chetna Mehrol, M L Yadav, Manju Raghava

Keywords : Infiltrating ductal carcinoma, Paget\'s disease, Pagetoid spread

Citation Information : Gupta AK, Sethi N, Vijay MK, Hudda S, Mehrol C, Yadav ML, Raghava M. Paget's Disease of Breast: One-year Experience of a Superspecialty Cancer Hospital. J Mahatma Gandhi Univ Med Sci Tech 2021; 6 (3):89-92.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10057-0187

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 29-03-2022

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2021; The Author(s).


Abstract

Paget's disease of the breast is an uncommon type of cancer of nipple-areola complex and it is frequently associated with an underlying in situ or invasive carcinoma. If there is persistent eczematous involvement of the nipple, which does not respond to the local treatment, then suspicion for Paget's disease must be considered. It constitutes 1–4.3% all breast cancer cases and is frequently associated with an underlying malignancy. Paget's disease of the nipple is a rare disease that requires high suspicion and a good knowledge of symptomatology for quick diagnosis. The present study is based on four cases of Paget's disease which were evaluated further to identify the underlying cause.


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