Postoperative radiation therapy for extramammary Paget's disease.

  title={Postoperative radiation therapy for extramammary Paget's disease.},
  author={M. Hata and Izumi Koike and Hidefumi Wada and Etsuko Miyagi and Takeo Kasuya and Hisashi Kaizu and Yuki Mukai and Tomio Inoue},
  journal={The British journal of dermatology},
  volume={172 4},
BACKGROUND Extramammary Paget's disease (EMPD) is a rare cutaneous malignancy that is usually treated with surgery. Patients with positive surgical margins require adjuvant therapy, but there have been few reports on the use of radiation therapy. OBJECTIVES To investigate the effectiveness of postoperative radiation therapy in EMPD. MATERIALS AND METHODS Twenty-one patients with EMPD involving the genitalia underwent radiation therapy as adjuvant therapy after surgery. Ten patients had… CONTINUE READING


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