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Paget disease, extramammary
Other Names for this Disease
- Extramammary Paget disease
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eczema-like rash of the skin around the genital regions of males and females. Under the microscope, this condition looks very similar to a condition that occurs on the breast called mammary Paget disease. Extramammary Paget disease most often occurs in women between age 50 to 60. About 25 percent of extramammary Paget disease is associated with an underlying cancer.Extramammary Paget disease is characterized by a chronic
Last updated: 5/21/2013
- Extramammary Paget Disease. New Zealand Dermatological Society. May 11, 2013; http://dermnetnz.org/site-age-specific/extra-mammary-paget.html. Accessed 5/21/2013.
- DermNet NZ is an online resource about skin diseases developed by the New Zealand Dermatological Society Incorporated. DermNet NZ provides information about this condition.
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- The Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man (OMIM) database contains genetics resources that discuss Paget disease, extramammary. Click on the link to go to OMIM and review these resources.
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