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CASTILLO, Cecilia et al. Mammary Paget’s Disease: clinical analysis of a case and literature review. Arch. Med Int [online]. 2012, vol.34, n.3, pp.88-90. ISSN 0250-3816.

Mammary Paget’s disease is a rare manifestation of breast cancer,accounting for 1 to 3% of these tumors. The classic clinical presentation is is throug desquamative and erythematous lesion that involves nipple and areola, an occasionally can cause nipple discharge or nipple retraction. The search for an underlying carcinoma is essential for correct therapeutic decision and determines the prognosis of patients. We report a 58 years patient who presented with a lesion that involved right nipple and areola . Imaging evaluation was performed with mammography and breast Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) . Biopsy of the clinical lesion was performed. Paget disease was diagnosed, performing the corresponding treatment

Keywords : Mammary Paget´s disease; Paget’s cells; Breast carcinoma.

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