Extramammary Paget's Disease (EMPD) Videos
Extramammary Paget’s disease, also know as EMPD, is a rare cancer that appears around the genital or anal areas in women and men. EMPD often goes undiagnosed as patients don't realize that a rash, redness or itching can sometimes point to serious cancer. EMPD is so rare that many doctors are unfamiliar with it. EMPD is similar to Paget’s breast cancer except it appears in areas outside of the breast. If you have EMPD symptoms, now is a great time to go see your doctor.... https://www.myempd.com/empd-symptoms/
Dr. Adam Schmitt, a Third Year Resident in Dermatology at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, Reviews this rare condition in his article appearing in the July 2018 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and offers a cancer screening algorithm to assist clinicians with evaluating this difficult to diagnose disease that often mimics other rashes. Available at: https://mayocl.in/2sFa45L
Confocal imaging is a non-invasive procedure that allows real-time viewing of cells. Simply put, in the hands of an expert, confocal imaging – also known as RCM -- produces virtual biopsies.
Extramammary Paget's disease poses a particular challenge because of its multifocal/multicentric nature, and "What you see with extramammary Paget's is not necessarily what you get," Dr. Theodore Rosen cautioned.
Histopathology indicating Paget's disease in the Vulva.
Extramammary Paget’s disease is a rare cutaneous adenocarcinoma that occurs in elderly women more often than in men and is located in the vulva, scrotum, axilla, or the perianal area. Various histochemical studies suggest sweat gland etiology of the disease.
Extramammary Paget's disease case reviews.