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Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Extramammary Paget’s/Paget’s Disease: Overview

…c specimens from involved skin. The term Paget’s disease 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….

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Borreliosis (Lyme Disease): Initial Evaluation

…and dermal induration, may also occur. Single or multiple blue-to-violaceous fibrotic nodules may arise from within lesions of acrodermatitis chronica atrophicans. Lymphocytoma Lymphocytoma typically presents as a solitary lesion. The earlobe,…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Mammary and Extramammary Paget’s Disease?

…end them as they head to epidermis. Very uncommonly, however, neoplastic cells proliferate first within the epidermis of the nipple or areola in the fashion of extramammary Paget’s disease. We refer to the phenomenon, paradoxically, as…

Reflectance confocal microscopy of a mammary Paget disease

Reflectance confocal microscopy of a mammary Paget disease

…ry Paget disease in a 65-year-old woman. Introduction Mammary Paget disease (MPD) is an intraepidermal adenocarcinoma of the nipple area usually characterized by a well-demarcated eczema-like plaque. It may be associated with an underlying…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Embryologic Development

…cts on them of prolactin, a milky secretion, colostrum, which is 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…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology


…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…