Table 2

Characteristics of included studies

Study

Country

Diagnosis

Age range (years)

No. of patients

No. of lesionsa


Prospective case series


Li et al. (2010)[15]

China

EMPD

54-83

16

21

Raspagliesi et al. (2006)[17]

Italy

EMPD

55-75

7

11


Retrospective case reports/case series


Housel et al. (2010)[16] & Shieh et al. (2002)[11]

USA

EMPD

50-75

8

24

Thaler et al. (2010)[25]

Austria

EMPD

69

1

1

Andretta-Tanaka et al. (2009)[1]

Brazil

EMPD

67-76

4

4

Fukui et al. (2009)[44]

Japan

EMPD

66-84

5

8

Li et al. (2009)[3]

China

EMPD

75

1

1

Wang et al. (2008)[26]

China

EMPD

MPD

66b

28b

3

1

NRa

NRa

Liu et al. (2007)[4]

China

EMPD

64-80

5

5

T'kint & Roseeuw (2006)[45]

Belgium

EMPD

64

1

2

Kim et al. (2005)[46]

Korea

EMPD

54-73

7

NRa

Madan et al.(2005)[21]

UK

EMPD

80

1

1

Mikasa et al. (2005)[47]

Japan

EMPD

73-92

2

NRa

Tulchinsky et al. (2004)[8]

Israel

EMPD

49-74

2

NRa

Zawislak et al. (2004)[18]

UK

EMPD

66

1

1

Zhu et al. (2004)[48]

China

PDc

NR

8

8

Song et al. (2003)[49]

Korea

EMPD

51-78

2

6

Xu et al. (2002)[19]

China

EMPD

MPD

50-84

8

2

8

2

Chang et al. (2001)[50]

Korea

EMPD

50-73

7

8

Runfola et al. (2000)[20]

USA

EMPD

79

1

1

Henta et al. (1999)[22]

Japan

EMPD

74

1

1

Wang et al. (1991)[23]

China

EMPD

PDc

NR

NR

4

3

4

3

Kubota et al. (1986)[51]

Japan

EMPD

77

1

1


Total: 23 studies

28-92

102

136a


a total no. of lesions includes all lesions entering study; if a study did not report number of lesions it was assumed that each patient had 1 lesion

b age only reported for 2 of 4 patients

c unspecified Paget's disease

EMPD = extra-mammary Paget's disease, MPD = mammary Paget's disease, NR = not reported

Nardelli et al. BMC Dermatology 2011 11:13   doi:10.1186/1471-5945-11-13

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