Primary melanoma of the female genital system: a report of 10 cases and review of the literature.

@article{Jahnke2005PrimaryMO,
  title={Primary melanoma of the female genital system: a report of 10 cases and review of the literature.},
  author={A. Jahnke and Joseph Makovitzky and Volker Briese},
  journal={Anticancer research},
  year={2005},
  volume={25 3A},
  pages={
          1567-74
        }
}
BACKGROUND Primary melanoma of the female genital system are extremely rare (2-3%). PATIENTS AND METHODS A retrospective review was undertaken of patients with primary melanoma of the female genital system treated from 1990-2003 at Rostock University Hospital, Germany. Different treatments (sentinel node biopsy, inguinofemoral lymphadenectomy, en bloc resection, adjuvant Interferon-alpha-therapy, adjuvant chemotherapy) are discussed. The complicated classification is reduced to a clinical… CONTINUE READING

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