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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Regina Hampton
23 years experience Breast Surgery
Options: Paget's can be treated with removal of the nipple-areola area (lumpectomy) followed by radiation or total mastectomy which includes the nipple. Chemo ... Read More
Dr. Richard Orr
44 years experience Surgical Oncology
Mastectomy lumpect: Usually mastectomy (with or without reconstruction is indicated). However, if the paget's is not associated with an invasive cancer - or if the cance ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Devon Webster
22 years experience Medical Oncology
Nipple cancer: Paget's disease of the breast is a type of cancer that involves the nipple and/or the dark tissue around the nipple (areloa). Often there is another ... Read More
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Dr. John Rimmer
39 years experience General Surgery
Nipple changes : Paget's disease of the nipple is caused by cancer cells growing down the ducts of the breast onto the nipple. The nipple appears scaly or crusted and ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Orr
44 years experience Surgical Oncology
See your doc: There are subtle differences, but a good rule is that paget's should be excluded for any persistent rash in the nipple area. If the patient has known ... Read More
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Dr. Christian Schultheis
24 years experience Hematology and Oncology
See below: Paget's can suggest an underlying malignancy. Eczema is a benign but annoying skin condition.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Rimmer
39 years experience General Surgery
Unlikely: We think that combined hormone replacement including estrogen and Progesterone cause an increase in breast cancer of which paget's disease if the brea ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
NO Unlikely cause: Paget's disease is a intra-ductal breast cancer where the tumor cells spurts out from lymphatics to nipple areola area , causing nipple bleed ; ecze ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
No: Despite similarity in names, Paget disease of the bone is very different from metastatic breast cancer. Paget disease of the bone is generally locali ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Regina Hampton
23 years experience Breast Surgery
Biopsy: Paget's disease is a rare form of breast cancer. There can be changes on the nipple/areola: discoloration, itching, thickening of the skin, redness, ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
64 years experience Surgical Oncology
No: Pagets disease of breast is carcinoma of the terminal ducts of the breast which essentially is the nipple. The tumor spills out of the nipple to sup ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Biopsy: Diagnosis may require biopsy of the lesion and examination of the tissue by a pathologist.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Possible: The treatment is surgical resection. However, because paget's disease of the breast is associated with an underlying breast cancer (in situ and/or in ... Read More

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