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Paget Disease Of The Nipple In Children
Pagets dz of breast: Is a malignant condition that may have the appearance of eczema, with skin changes involving the nipple of the breast. The incidence is approximately around 3%. Most of them are also associated with underlying breast cancer. Biopsy should be done to confirm. Mammogram, sonogram and perhaps MRI breast should be done-depending on the case to evaluate underlying breast cancer. ...Read more
Crusty film over left nipple only 18 don't believe I have any lumps sometimes pulls in but comes out could it be serious like Paget disease in nipple?
50: Up to 3%of persons over age 50 will show isolated lesions. ...Read more
Thickened bone: In paget's disease, the bones break down, then try to rebuild themselves. The problem is, the new bone formation is abnormal - the bone is laid down haphazardly and is weaker and thicker than normal bone. If this happens in your vertebrae, the thickened bone can put pressure on the spinal nerves. ...Read more
In a sense, yes: Paget disease of the breast starts with eczema-like lesion around the nipple and areola but it does not response to regular treatment. It's a type of breast cancer. Any breast lesions or lumps deserve a doctor's visit especially if you are in the high risk group, e.I. 40 or older, family history of breast cancer... ...Read more
Giant: Cell tumor is a rare complication of paget's disease of bone. ...Read more
50: Up to 3% of persons over age 50 will show isolated lesion. ...Read more
Yes: Paget's disease of the bone and paget's disease of the nipple are two very different problems. The bone condition involves abnormal growth. Paget's of the breast describes a certain kind of breast cancer. ...Read more
Scaling: Pagets disease of the nipple can be a sign of underlying breast cancer. Early signs are dryness, scaling and itching. The severity of the rash increases with the severity of the underlying disease. ...Read more
Redness: The symptoms of paget's disease in the male are similar to that in a female. These include nipple skin redness, mild skin scaling and possibly flaking. Most patients that have paget's disease have underlying breast cancer however only 1% of breast cancer is found in men. About half of patients can have a underlying mass that can be felt. ...Read more
Biopsy: There is Pagets disease of bone and Pagets of the nipple. The latter is carcinoma pf the terminal ducts of the breast which is the nipple. Here the nipple is ulcerated and the process extends to the areola. Biopsy should be performed to make the diagnosis. ...Read more
My right nipple is very swollen red and sore with a little scaling on the side. Does this mean I have Paget's disease? I am 22 female
I'm 18, having eczema on my lips since 12, few months ago it developed to my face, few days ago my right nipple too, could it be paget's disease?
Probably not: Pagets disease of the breast is a skin eruption on or about the nipple possibly indicating breast cancer, but this is unlikely with you. The skin outbreak on your lips, face and breast could be psoriasis or other eczema and since I can, t see it you need a good dermatologist. ...Read more
I've been having a scaly rash on 1 nipple for about a year, and there's no worsening or improvement. Is that a sign of Paget's disease of the breast?
Paget's: This is a very rare form of breast cancer and usually develops after the ago of 50. If it hasn't changed in a year that is a good sign. See your doctor for an exam to confirm the cause. All the best. ...Read more
Biopsy: Biopsy will be needed to definitively differentiate paget;s disease of the breast or eczema. ...Read more
Right nipple cracked itchy swollen red and peeling with yellow discharge. Been 3-4 months. Got checked anitbiotics didn't work. Pagets disease possible?
For a teen girl, would nipple rash only by eczema or could it be a paget's disease or breast cancer?
Have a crusty nipple discharge not sure if its shop seems to come and go nipple slightly red in colour no lumps so I don't think its Paget Diease?
Dobro cystic changes: The most common reason for a crusty nipple discharge, especially at your are, is fibrocystic changes. Caffeine can make it worse. If you have a lot of breast pain, especially before your period, it would support the diagnosis. It is an inflammatory condition, and anti inflammatory mess like ibuprophen and vitamin E can help ...Read more
See your doc: Nipple symptoms are common symptoms that can occur in both women and men in any age group or population. Many underlying causes of nipple symptoms are benign. Nipple symptoms can be caused by physical changes, such as weight fluctuations, or other causes, such as nipple injury or breast surgery. Nipple symptoms can also be caused by breast cancer and other diseases, disorders or conditions. ...Read more
Bx to define: Lesions of nipple that extend onto the areola can be of concern. A rash can be inflammatory or malignant and has to be defined. “Eczema” represents a range of disorders from contact dermatitis to atopic dermatitis. Pagets disease of breast is malignant process of the terminal ducts within the nipple that spill out onto the areola and must be confirmed as Ca by bx.. ...Read more
21y/o female, my nipples have skin that can b removed by rubbing, not itchy, no exudate, no pain, also cracked I've had it since 3 years or more, paget's??
No: Skin in general does not rub off breast nipples but when it happens this is not a sign of malignancy. Rather Pagets disease of nipple is not truly a nipple malignancy. Rather the nipple is the termination of the breast duct system. Malignancy developing in the terminal ducts can grow out onto the skin of the nipple presenting with what one calls Pagets disease. ...Read more
21y/o female have yellow greasy skin like on nipples removed by rubbing in both nipples, not itchy or painful, no discharge if nipples pressed, paget's??
No paget's...: It may be normal.......not knowing your reproductive and sexual hx this much can be guessed. ...Read more
Yellow/orange crusting in both nipples, pain in breasts & occasional sharp pain behind nipples. With Symptoms in both breasts; can Paget's be ruled out?
Not likely Paget's: Paget's disease of the nipple arises from a deeper breast cancer extending up to the nipple surface, so often presents in just one breast. Very very unlikely to have sudden simultaneous development of breast cancer with Paget's disease in both breasts. You should see a physician for proper diagnosis and treatment recommendations. ...Read more
Unlikely to be Paget's disease, but you must see your doctor about itchy nipple and some sore pain.
Hope all goes well. ...Read more
In my 20s. No kids, not pregnant. Noticed a tiny piece of skin on tip of nipple, slightly lighter colored, like a little flap. Could this be Paget's?
No: Sounds like a skin tag. Don't worry but of course have a doc look at it in real. ...Read more