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What is Paget's of the bone? The breast/
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Dr. Devon Webster
Internal Medicine - Oncology
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In brief: Same name
Both diseases were named by sir james paget.
Paget's disease of bone is the abnormal breakdown and build-up of bone. This causes painful malformed bones. It is a benign condition treated with medication. Paget's disease of the nipple is a type of cancer. It looks like an itchy rash or eczema on the nipple, but if biopsied it shows the abnormal cancerous cells. It is treated surgically.

In brief: Same name
Both diseases were named by sir james paget.
Paget's disease of bone is the abnormal breakdown and build-up of bone. This causes painful malformed bones. It is a benign condition treated with medication. Paget's disease of the nipple is a type of cancer. It looks like an itchy rash or eczema on the nipple, but if biopsied it shows the abnormal cancerous cells. It is treated surgically.
Dr. Devon Webster
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