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extramammary Paget disease

Pronunciation: pa'get

Definition: an intraepidermal form of mucinous adenocarcinoma, most commonly in the anogenital region, presenting as erythematous plaques in the elderly, which may be associated with sweat gland or regional visceral carcinoma.

Synonym(s): Paget disease3

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