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December 15, 2008

Paget Disease in a Man

Arch Dermatol. 2008;144(12):1660-1662. doi:10.1001/archdermatol.2008.508

Since the initial description in 1874,1 mammary Paget disease has remained a rare disease that accounts for 1% to 5% of all breast cancers and may be associated with underlying breast malignant neoplasm.2,2-4 It is uncommon in men. To our knowledge, only 1 other case of the disease occurring in a man has been reported in the absence of an underlying breast carcinoma.3

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