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Pagets disease of the breast

Paget’s disease of the breast is a condition in which the nipples become inflamed, encrusted and bleed, because of underlying breast cancer. It affects about 2% of women with breast cancer, and it is sometimes confused with skin diseases like psoriasis and eczema.

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Pagets disease of the breast

Sir James Paget in 1874 was the first person to explain about the Paget's disease of the breast. He described the disease to be a chronic eczematous rash affecting the skin of the nipple and areola. The disease is also seen in close association with the intraductal carcinoma of...Read More

Posted on : Tuesday, March 18, 2008 12:00 AM
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Error in this statement?- is 9% survival after 5 yrs supposed to say 90%

"The survival rate of patients without palpable breast mass is 9% after 5 years and 80% after 10 years"
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