NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

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The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,780 terms related to cancer and medicine.

Browse the dictionary by selecting a letter of the alphabet or by entering a cancer-related word or phrase in the search box.

peau d'orange
(poh duh-RANJ)
A dimpled condition of the skin of the breast, resembling the skin of an orange, sometimes found in inflammatory breast cancer.

EnlargeInflammatory breast cancer of the left breast with redness, peau d'orange, and inverted nipple.

Inflammatory breast cancer of the left breast showing peau d’orange and inverted nipple.