Pagets disease of the nipple
What are the signs of Paget’s disease of the nipple?
The main sign of Paget’s disease of the nipple is a change in the nipple and/or areola, including:
- the nipple area might become hard, lumpy or crusty – it may look like dermatitis or eczema
- the nipple area might appear red or angry-looking
- there may be an ulcer
- the nipple might flatten out or turn inwards (invert)
- there may be a discharge or bleeding from the nipple
- the area might feel itchy or sore
- there may be a lump in the same breast.