Clinical, Cosmetic and Investigational Dermatology (2020-08-01)

Erosive Adenomatosis of the Nipple: A Clinical Diagnostic Challenge

  • Ying S,
  • Fang H,
  • Qiao J

Journal volume & issue
Vol. Volume 13
pp. 587 – 590

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Shuni Ying, Hong Fang, Jianjun Qiao Department of Dermatology, The First Affiliated Hospital, Zhejiang University School of Medicine, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, People’s Republic of ChinaCorrespondence: Jianjun QiaoDepartment of Dermatology, The First Affiliated Hospital, Zhejiang University School of Medicine, No. 79, Qingchun Road, Hangzhou 310003, Zhejiang Province, People’s Republic of ChinaTel +86-571-87236340Fax +86-571-87236628Email [email protected]: Erosive adenomatosis of the nipple (EAN) is a rare benign neoplasm of the nipple. The entity is generally characterized by erosion, serous discharge (serous and/or sanguineous), nodularity, swelling, itching and erythema of the nipple. It may be confused with mammary Paget’s disease of the nipple and obtain over-treatment. We reported a patient with typical clinical and histopathological features. Clinicians should consider EAN as one of the differential diagnosis in patients with erosions on the nipple.Keywords: breast neoplasm, adenoma, erosive adenomatosis of the nipple, histopathology, surgical excision

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