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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… Expand
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2012
2012
BACKGROUND In the early stages, vulvar melanoma can mimic vulvar melanosis and therefore the diagnosis is often late and carries… Expand
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2010
2010
Little is known on the difference in the incidence of vulvar and vaginal melanomas in various racial/ethnic groups. Population… Expand
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2007
2007
OBJECTIVES To determine the prognostic factors associated with the survival of vulvar melanoma patients. METHODS Data were… Expand
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Review
2001
Review
2001
Vulvar cancer is a rare gynecologic malignancy whose primary treatment is surgical. It is not uncommon for patients to delay… Expand
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1999
Highly Cited
1999
1 Tasseron EWK, van der Esch EP, H art A A M ,B rutel de la Riviere G, Aartsen EJ. A clinicopat hological study of 30 melanomas… Expand
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
Ras mutations, preferentially in codon 61 of the N-ras oncogene, are common in human cutaneous melanomas. In this study, we… Expand
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1997
1997
BACKGROUND Malignant melanoma is rarely diagnosed during childhood. Approximately 2% of malignant melanomas occur in patients… Expand
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1994
Highly Cited
1994
OBJECTIVES Our purpose was to describe the incidence of vulvar and vaginal melanoma and to evaluate risk factors. We also aimed… Expand
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1993
1993
BACKGROUND Melanoma of the vulva has traditionally been treated with radical vulvectomy and bilateral inguinofemoral… Expand
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1993
1993
BACKGROUND Malignant melanomas of the vulva and vagina are rare tumors located in areas of the body not exposed to ultraviolet… Expand
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