peau d'orange

noun
peau d'o·​range | \ ˌpō-ˌdȯr-ˈänj How to pronounce peau d'orange (audio) \

Medical Definition of peau d'orange

: thickened, dimpled skin that resembles the rind of an orange and is often associated with some forms of breast cancer There was a mass, 6 to 7 cm in diameter, in the upper outer quadrant of the right breast … and the overlying skin had peau d'orange changes, without erythema.— José Baselga et al., The New England Journal of Medicine, 24 May 2012

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“Peau d'orange.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/peau%20d%27orange. Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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