Vulvar melanoma

Known as: MALIGNANT MELANOMA OF VULVA, VULVA, MELANOCARCINOMA 
A usually pigmented, nodular or polypoid malignant neoplasm that originates from melanocytes and arises from the vulva. It presents with bleeding and… (More)
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2009
2009
Vulvar melanoma is a rare malignant tumour. Its surgical excision is the mainstay of treatment whilst the surgical management of… (More)
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2007
2007
OBJECTIVES To determine the prognostic factors associated with the survival of vulvar melanoma patients. METHODS Data were… (More)
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2007
Review
2007
BACKGROUND Vulvar melanoma represents a rare group of malignancies and is the second most common vulvar malignancy. Treatment… (More)
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2004
2004
Mucocutaneous melanoma, including vulvar melanoma, is rare and has a worse prognosis and higher recurrence rate than traditional… (More)
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2001
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2001
OBJECTIVE This review focuses on current directions in the staging and treatment of melanoma of the vulva. METHODS All women… (More)
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1999
Review
1999
BACKGROUND Vulvar melanoma is a very rare form of cancer. The purpose of this study was to describe practice patterns for the… (More)
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1997
1997
BACKGROUND Malignant melanoma is rarely diagnosed during childhood. Approximately 2% of malignant melanomas occur in patients… (More)
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Review
1997
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1997
Vulvar malignant melanoma is a rare neoplasm with mostly poor prognosis. As compared with malignant melanoma of the skin vulvar… (More)
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1994
1994
OBJECTIVES Our purpose was to describe the incidence of vulvar and vaginal melanoma and to evaluate risk factors. We also aimed… (More)
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1993
1993
BACKGROUND Melanoma of the vulva has traditionally been treated with radical vulvectomy and bilateral inguinofemoral… (More)
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