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Practical approach to extensive cutaneous spread without any underlying malignancy: a rare presentation of Paget’s disease of breast
  1. Kamal Kishore Lakhera1,
  2. Sanjeev Patni2,
  3. Nidhi Patni2 and
  4. Rohit Jindal1
  1. 1Department of Surgical Oncology, Sawai Man Singh Medical College and Hospital, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
  2. 2Department of Surgical Oncology, Bhagwan Mahaveer Cancer Hospital and Research Centre, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
  1. Correspondence to Dr Rohit Jindal; doc_rj24{at}yahoo.com

Abstract

Paget’s disease of the breast is a rare intraepithelial malignancy involving the nipple–areola complex, often associated with an underlying in-situ or invasive carcinoma in the breast parenchyma. Most of the cases disease is usually limited to nipple–areola or surrounding periareolar skin. We are reporting a case of extensive Paget’s disease, involving entire breast skin and even part of abdominal wall skin without any underlining breast pathology, which is a rare presentation.

  • cancer intervention
  • breast cancer
  • skin cancer
  • pathology
  • breast surgery
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  • Contributors KK: concept; design. SP: supervision; materials. NP: data collection and/or processing; critical review. RJ: analysis and/or interpretation; literature search; writing; editing.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent for publication Obtained.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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