John Libbey Eurotext

European Journal of Dermatology


Patients with axillary Paget's disease should be carefully screened for other sites affected by the disease Volume 28, issue 1, January-February 2018


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1 Department of Dermatology, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki, Japan
2 Department of Dermatology, Nagasaki Ekiasaikai Hospital, Nagasaki, Japan

Multiple extramammary Paget's disease (EMPD) is a rare subtype of Paget's disease involving the perianal-genital and axillary areas. Among 100 Japanese patients with EMPD, the incidence of solitary axillary EMPD is a ninth of that of multiple EMPD involving the axillae [1]. This suggests that careful inspection of frequently affected areas in EMPD is recommended, especially in cases of solitary axillary EMPD. Here, we report a case of EMPD involving the axilla and present immuno-histological evidence [...]