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May 7, 1932

Les dyskératinisations épithéiiomateuses.

JAMA. 1932;98(19):1682. doi:10.1001/jama.1932.02730450076038

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The history of the epithelial dyskeratoses and so-called precancer lesions of the skin has been the object of numerous publications and study in recent years. The author of the present volume exhaustively reviews and criticizes the literature, and presents a large amount of original work, together with illustrations lending support to his own theories of origin and course of these conditions. He demonstrates that the dyskeratoses are of characteristic appearance and course. Three chief lesions are studied in detail. These are the dyskeratoses known as the disease of Paget, and the disease of Bowen and the closely resembling epithelioma of Paget. The last named is included because of its close clinical appearance and characteristic course, although it is benign in contrast to that of the other two diseases.

Although Paget's disease is ordinarily considered to involve only the breast, it may occur on almost any surface of the skin or

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