Paget's disease of the vulva: prevalence of associated vulvar adenocarcinoma, invasive Paget's disease, and recurrence after surgical excision.

@article{Fanning1999PagetsDO,
  title={Paget's disease of the vulva: prevalence of associated vulvar adenocarcinoma, invasive Paget's disease, and recurrence after surgical excision.},
  author={James Fanning and Heather Christine Lambert and Theodore Mark Hale and Peter C. Morris and Conrad Schuerch},
  journal={American journal of obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={1999},
  volume={180 1 Pt 1},
  pages={24-7}
}
OBJECTIVE Our aim was to determine the prevalence of associated vulvar adenocarcinoma, invasive Paget's disease, and recurrence of Paget's disease of the vulva. STUDY DESIGN A retrospective review of tumor and pathology registries at 8 institutions is presented. Patients with recurrent disease were excluded. Histologic slide review was performed. RESULTS The median age of the 100 patients was 70 years. The median duration of pruritus before surgery was 2 years. Thirty-four percent of… CONTINUE READING