Paget Disease

  • Peter J. Heenan
  • David E. Elder
  • L. H. Sobin
Part of the World Health Organization International Histological Classification of Tumours book series (HISTOLOG.CLASS)


An intra-epidermal proliferation of atypical mucin-producing epithelial cells, with or without an underlying carcinoma of adnexal or visceral origin.


Hair Follicle Male Genitalia Proliferate Epithelium Explanatory Note Skin Tumour 
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  1. See WHO (1981) Histological typing of breast tumours, International Histological Classification of Tumours, 2nd edn. World Health Organization, Geneva.Google Scholar

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter J. Heenan
    • 1
  • David E. Elder
    • 2
  • L. H. Sobin
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of PathologyUniversity of Western Australia Queen Elizabeth II Medical CenterPerthAustralia
  2. 2.Department of Pathology and Laboratory MedicineUniversity of Pennsylvania School of MedicinePhiladelphiaUSA
  3. 3.Armed Forces Institute of PathologyUSA

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