Diagnostic and therapeutic dilemmas in vulvar cancer.

  • Jörg Baltzer
  • Published 2004 in European journal of gynaecological oncology


Invasive vulvar cancer is rare. The etiology of vulvar cancer is incompletely understood. Human papilloma virus is known to be the major causal factor. The keystep in the diagnosis is punch biopsy with attention to unifocal or multifocal lesions and involvement of adjacent regions. The therapeutic procedure is based mostly on histomorphologic parameters e.g… (More)