Hormone receptors in dystrophic and neoplastic vulvar disease. Preliminary considerations.


Hormone receptor assays for testosterone, estrogens and androgens were performed on 53 biopsy specimens of vulva from 40 patients, consisting of 6 with normal tissue, 14 with atrophic type dystrophy, 13 with hypertrophic type dystrophy, and 20 with malignancy. Atrophic and hypertrophic forms showed a different receptor pattern; hypertrophic forms were… (More)


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