Paget's disease of the breast


Paget's disease of the breast is a form of breast cancer affecting the nipple and dark circle of skin (areola) around it. Most women with it have underlying ductal breast cancer.


Nipple or areola flaking, scaling, crusting, oozing, itching, and unusual discharge are symptoms.


Treatment may include surgery, radiation, or chemotherapy.

Last Updated Jun 13, 2017

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