John Libbey Eurotext

European Journal of Dermatology


Fatal venous embolism in a patient with advanced extramammary Paget disease Volume 27, issue 6, November-December 2017


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Division of Dermatology, Department of Medicine of Sensory and Motor Organs, Faculty of Medicine, Tottori University, Yonago, Japan

Extramammary Paget disease (EMPD) is a rare intraepithelial malignancy arising in areas rich in apocrine glands, such as the vulva, scrotum, penis, perianal region, and axilla [1]. EMPD usually localizes in the epidermis, but it can also invade into the dermis, resulting in lymph node or distant metastases. It is well-known that patients with advanced malignancies sometimes develop blood coagulation disorders including thrombosis [2, 3]. We report herein the first case of portal and splenic vein [...]