Bilateral Paget disease of the male nipple: First report

General Surgery Department, Ankara Ataturk Teaching and Research Hospital, Askaabat Cad. Eser Sitesi B3 Blok Daire:11, Bahcelievler, Ankara 06480, Turkey.
The Breast (Impact Factor: 2.58). 07/2008; 17(3):317-8. DOI: 10.1016/j.breast.2007.11.007
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ABSTRACT Bilateral breast carcinoma is reported to occur in 5-10% of all patients with breast cancer. Paget disease of the breast represents 1-3% of all breast malignancies [Ashikari R, Park K, Huvos AG, Urban JA. Paget's disease of the breast. Cancer 1970;26:680-5; Marshall JK, Griffith KA, Haffty BG, Solin LJ, Vicini FA, McCormick B, et al. Conservative management of Paget disease of the breast with radiotherapy. Cancer 2003;97:2142-9]. However, synchronous bilateral Paget disease of the nipple is extremely rare. We report synchronous bilateral Paget disease with infiltrative ductal carcinoma in a 74-year-old man who underwent bilateral mastectomy.

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