Peau d'orange: Causes and treatment - peau d orange breast

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Definition of peau d'orange - NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms - National Cancer Institute peau d orange breast


Peau d'orange, a dimpling on the skin, has a number of possible causes, including inflammatory breast cancer. Here's a closer look at this condition.

Peau d'orange describes anatomy with the appearance and dimpled texture of an orange peel. Examples include the skin of the breast in inflammatory breast cancer, in the eye due to breaks in Bruch's Membrane called angioid streaks.

The link between peau d'orange and inflammatory breast cancer means that recognizing and treating the condition.

A dimpled condition of the skin of the breast, resembling the skin of an orange, sometimes found in inflammatory breast cancer.