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Glossary: Paget disease of the nipple, Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota

Paget disease of the nipple

(PA-jet dih-ZEEZ ...)

A form of breast cancer in which the tumor grows from ducts beneath the nipple onto the surface of the nipple. Symptoms commonly include itching and burning and an eczema-like condition around the nipple, sometimes accompanied by oozing or bleeding.


Paget Disease of the Nipple