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Doctor insights on: Pagets Disease Of The Nipple

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Year old with paget's disease of the nipple?

Year old with paget's disease of the nipple?

Surgery: This is a surgical disease. Watching this for a year is not recommended. Get to a breast surgeon. ...Read more

Nipple (Definition)

A nipple also known mammary papilla or teat is a small projection of skin containing the outlets for 15–20 lactiferous ducts. Its at the apex or top or breast ...Read more


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Is it possible to have paget's disease of the nipple?

Is it possible to have paget's disease of the nipple?

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

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What are the symptoms of paget's disease of the nipple?

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

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What are the symptoms of paget's disease of the nipple on a male?

What are the symptoms of paget's disease of the nipple on a male?

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

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What is Paget disease of the nipple?

What is Paget disease of the nipple?

Cancer: Paget's disease of the breast is a scaly eczema-like skin change usually near or on the nipple, which is a malignant disease and is often associated with an underlying breast cancer. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Paget disease of the nipple?

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

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What is the treatment for Paget disease of the nipple?

What is the treatment for Paget disease of the nipple?

Options: Paget's can be treated with removal of the nipple-areola area (lumpectomy) followed by radiation or total mastectomy which includes the nipple. Chemotherapy is not usually needed. Hormonal therapy is used if the tumor is estrogen or Progesterone positive. ...Read more

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How to tell the difference between early paget's disease in the nipple and dermatitis or eczema?

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

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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 ?

Crusty nipple: Crusty nipple could be psoriasis, eczema, or other topical infection. Cancer cannot be ruled out without biopsy. If symptoms persist, get seen by md. ...Read more