Sir James Paget

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Paget, Sir James

(păj`ĭt), 1814–99, British surgeon and pathologist. He taught and practiced at St. Bartholomew's Hospital, London, and cataloged the museums of St. Bartholomew's and of the Royal College of Surgeons. He was a skilled diagnostician and an authority on diseases of the bones and joints. His works include Lectures on Tumours (1851) and Lectures on Surgical Pathology (1853).
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The absence of reported regional or distant disease in cases of dermal invasion by epidermal Paget cells supports AJCC/UICC classification based on the size of the invasive component.
The cytomorphology of the Paget cells, absence of DCIS in the nipples, involvement of the lactiferous ducts by LCIS, and absence of HER-2/neu and E-cadherin staining strongly support the conclusion that bilateral Paget disease derived from LCIS in this instance.
The presence of CK7 immunoreactivity in the Paget cells in cases of PPD associated with rectal adenocarcinoma is somewhat perplexing since most studies have consistently reported CK7 negativity in the vast majority of colon adenocarcinomas.