Extramammary Paget disease: review of patients seen in a non-melanoma skin cancer clinic

J. Pang, D. Assaad, D. Breen, J. Fialkov, O. Antonyshyn, J. Balogh, M. Tsao, J. Kamra, G. Czarnota, E.A. Barnes


Extramammary Paget disease (EMPD) is a rare skin disease commonly found in the anogenital region. In this study, we aimed to identify EMPD patients seen in the non-melanoma skin cancer clinic at Odette Cancer Centre and to describe the treatments delivered and outcomes achieved. From 2000 to 2009, 14 patients were seen. Initial treatment recommendations included imiquimod and surgical excision, although half the patients required more than one treatment modality, highlighting the difficulty of achieving complete eradication of this disease.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3747/co.v17i5.588

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