Ploidy in human papillomavirus positive and negative vulvar squamous cell carcinomas and adjacent skin lesions.

@article{Scurry1999PloidyIH,
  title={Ploidy in human papillomavirus positive and negative vulvar squamous cell carcinomas and adjacent skin lesions.},
  author={James P. Scurry and Jia-Jang Hung and Lisa C. Flowers and P. Kneafsay and Adi Gazdar},
  journal={International journal of gynecological cancer : official journal of the International Gynecological Cancer Society},
  year={1999},
  volume={9 3},
  pages={
          187-193
        }
}
To better characterize the two clinicopathologic types of squamous cell carcinoma, human papillomavirus (HPV) positive and negative, and their adjacent skin changes, we performed cytomorphometric analysis on 12 HPV-positive squamous cell carcinomas and adjacent vulvar intraepithelial neoplasia and 22 HPV-negative squamous cell carcinomas and adjacent squamous cell hyperplasia and lichen sclerosis. Our results were that 83% (10 of 12) HPV-positive carcinomas and 78% (7 of 9) adjacent vulvar… CONTINUE READING
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