Paget disease

1. intraductal carcinoma of the breast extending to involve the nipple and areola, characterized clinically by eczema-like inflammatory skin changes, and histologically by infiltration of the epidermis by malignant cells (Paget cells). 2. a neoplasm of the vulva and sometimes the perianal region histologically and clinically quite similar to Paget disease of the breast, but having less of a tendency to be associated with underlying invasive carcinoma. Called also extramammary or vulvar Paget d. 3. osteitis deformans.

Paget disease of the breast.


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  • Paget disease — Paget disease. См. болезнь Педжета. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • Paget disease of the nipple — is a form of breast cancer in which the tumor grows from ducts beneath the nipple onto the surface of the nipple. Symptoms commonly include itching and burning and an eczema like condition around the nipple, sometimes accompanied by oozing or… …   Wikipedia

  • Paget disease of bone — or osteitis deformans Chronic bone disease of middle age. Named for James Paget, it is characterized by excessive bone destruction alternating with disordered bone construction (with dense, brittle bones and deformity that can compress internal… …   Universalium

  • Paget disease of bone — A chronic condition in which both the breakdown and regrowth of bone are increased. Paget disease of bone occurs most frequently in the pelvic and leg bones, skull, and lower spine. It is most common in older individuals, and may lead to bone… …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • Paget disease extramammary — Paget d. (def. 2) …   Medical dictionary

  • Paget disease vulvar — Paget d. (def. 2) …   Medical dictionary

  • Paget disease juvenile — hyperostosis corticalis deformans juvenilis …   Medical dictionary

  • Paget disease of bone — osteitis deformans …   Medical dictionary

  • Paget disease of the nipple — A form of breast cancer in which the tumor grows from ducts beneath the nipple onto the surface of the nipple. Symptoms commonly include itching and burning and an eczema like condition around the nipple, sometimes accompanied by oozing or… …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • Paget carcinoma — Paget disease (def. 1) …   Medical dictionary

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