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.
This symptom is known as peau d’orange, which is French for “skin of an orange.”. Peau d’orange in the breast may be a symptom of inflammatory breast cancer. In addition to peau d’orange, other symptoms of inflammatory breast cancer may include.
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.
The term "dimpled breast" refers to a puckering, or dimpling, of the skin overlying the breast. This has been referred to as "peau d'orange" skin, after the French.