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October 1976

Erosive Adenomatosis of the Nipple

Author Affiliations

From the Denver Skin Clinic PC (Dr Lewis), Metropolitan Pathologists (Dr Ovitz), and the Department of Dermatology, University of Colorado Medical Center, Denver (Dr Golitz).

Arch Dermatol. 1976;112(10):1427-1428. doi:10.1001/archderm.1976.01630340045011

• Erosive adenomatosis of the nipple is a rare, usually benign neoplasm of the major nipple ducts. Although morphologic features may distinguish it from Paget disease, histopathological differentiation is simple. Recognition of this tumor may spare needless mastectomy.

(Arch Dermatol 112:1427-1428, 1976)