Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Extramammary Paget’s/Paget’s Disease: Overview

…is used when the cutaneous lesion is identified involving the nipple of the breast, while extramammary Paget’s is used when the skin lesion is identified in an anogenital location. Treatment First Steps Evaluate the patient for an underlying c…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Mammary Paget’s

…7;s disease is an apocrine carcinoma that begins in mammary glands and extends along lactiferous ducts to the epidermis where it is seen clinically as a scaly, crusted, or eroded plaque on the nipple or areola of women mostly, and uncommonly of men….

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Borreliosis (Lyme Disease): Initial Evaluation

…ophicans. Lymphocytoma Lymphocytoma typically presents as a solitary lesion. The earlobe, nipple, scrotum, and axillary folds are common sites of involvement. Differential diagnosis Urticaria Scleroderma…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Scabies

…papules, papulovesicles, papulopustules, and vesicles, some arranged in linear or curvilinear tracks (burrows). Sometimes nodules are present, especially in the interdigital webs and on the genitalia, nipple and areola, chest, forearms, and wrists….

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Mammary and Extramammary Paget’s Disease?

…he mamma. Nearly all examples of Paget’s disease on the nipple and areola are “mammary” in type; neoplastic cells originate in lactiferous ducts and ascend them as they head to epidermis. Very uncommonly, however, neoplastic cells p…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Embryologic Development

…s transported through lactiferous ducts to infundibula in the nipple, through which ostia it emerges on the surface of the skin. Parenthetically, the breast is not an organ per se, but a specialized region of skin and subcutaneous tissue. In sum, the…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Syringocystadenoma papilliferum vs. Hidradenoma papilliferum

…papules, papulovesicles, papulopustules, and vesicles, some arranged in linear or curvilinear tracks (burrows). Sometimes nodules are present, especially in the interdigital webs and on the genitalia, nipple and areola, chest, forearms, and wrists….

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Discussions

…nalogue of hidradenoma papilliferum that may be situated on a nipple. This cystic adenoma is known by a variety of names, among them nipple adenoma, subareolar papillomatosis, and erosive adenomatosis. For many years it was considered to be a pseudo-…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Pseudomalignancies?

…mpound nevi located on particular sites anatomic, such as the nipple and areola, genitalia, perianal region, intertriginous regions, and umbilicus; and junctional and compound nevi that persist after inadequate surgical removal. In conclusion, the co…