Paget's disease


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Paget's disease

[′paj·əts di‚zēz]
(medicine)
A type of carcinoma of the breast that involves the nipple or areola and the larger ducts, characterized by the presence of Paget's cells.
Osseous hyperplasia simultaneous with accelerated deossification.
An apocrine gland skin cancer, composed principally of Paget's cells.
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Update on the surgical management of Paget's disease.
A complete scenario of monostotic Paget's disease was evident, and conservative management was planned.
9,10) This series represents one of the longest follow-up periods in a relatively large group of patients with Paget's disease who underwent cementless THA.
Bisphosphonate therapy is now the most commonly used treatment for Paget's disease, often normalizing biochemical markers of the bone turnover for prolonged periods.
Now, the Paget's Association - the only charity in the UK dedicated to Paget's disease - has named the Newcastle Bone Clinic as a UK Centre of Excellence.
Kao GF, Graham JH, Helwig EB: Paget's disease of the ectopic breast with an underlying intraductal carcinoma: report of a case.
Paget's disease is an excessive breakdown and formation of bone, which can lead to pain, misshapen bones, fractures and osteoarthritis.
Paget's disease of the vulva with underlying apocrine adenocarcinoma and local lymph node invasion.
8) Complications of untreated Paget's disease of the bone include bony deformity and arthritis, cranial nerve palsies, spinal stenosis, pathologic fracture, high output cardiac failure, and malignant degeneration.
Extramammary Paget's disease (EMPD) is a rare neoplasm with only a limited number of reported cases in literature.