Vulvar melanoma reconsidered.

  title={Vulvar melanoma reconsidered.},
  author={K Y Look and Lawrence M Roth and Gregory P. Sutton},
  volume={72 1},
BACKGROUND Melanoma of the vulva has traditionally been treated with radical vulvectomy and bilateral inguinofemoral lymphadenectomy. Cutaneous nonvulvar melanoma has been successfully treated with local excision with selective therapeutic regional node dissection. METHODS A retrospective analysis of 16 patients with primary malignant melanoma of the vulva who underwent surgery from 1973 to 1988 at Indiana University Hospital was conducted. The purpose of this analysis was to determine if… CONTINUE READING


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