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A 58-year-old woman presents with a 6-month history of redness, pain, itching, and a burning sensation in her left breast, particularly around the nipple and areola. Her medical history is significant for hypertension, asthma, and untreated fibroadenoma diagnosed at age 22 years. Results of a biopsy specimen from the patient’s left nipple are shown in the image.
Which of the following is the most likely diagnosis?
B. Intraductal papilloma
D. Paget disease
E. Phyllodes tumor
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