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Malignant melanoma of the vagina--report of 19 cases.

@article{Chung1980MalignantMO,
  title={Malignant melanoma of the vagina--report of 19 cases.},
  author={A F Chung and Murray Joseph Casey and John T. Flannery and James M. Woodruff and John L. Lewis},
  journal={Obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={1980},
  volume={55 6},
  pages={
          720-7
        }
}
  • A F Chung, Murray Joseph Casey, +2 authors John L. Lewis
  • Published in Obstetrics and gynecology 1980
  • Medicine
  • Sixteen previously unreported cases of primary vaginal melanoma were studied, 8 from the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (1935 to 1976) and 8 from the Connecticut Tumor Registry (1934 to 1976). In addition, 3 previously reported cases from the former institution are updated. Local control was obtained by means of primary radical surgery in 5 of 7 patients, 3 of whom are known to have subsequently died of disseminated disease. One patient initially treated with radical surgery had a local… CONTINUE READING

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