Reccurent melanoma of the vulva: case report


Authors: Jiří Bouda 1;  Martin Pešek 1;  Václav Janda 3;  Denisa Kacerovská 2;  Dmitrij Kazakov 2
Authors‘ workplace: Gynekologicko-porodnická klinika LF UK a FN, Plzeň, přednosta doc. MUDr. Zdeněk Novotný, CSc. 1;  Šiklův patologický ústav LF UK a FN, Plzeň, přednosta prof. MUDr. Michal 2;  Urologická klinika LF UK a FN, Plzeň, přednosta prof. MUDr. Milan Hora, Ph. D. 3
Published in: Prakt Gyn 2015; 19(1): 38-41
Category: Oncogynecology: Case report

Overview

Vulvar melanoma is the second most frequent malignant tumor of the vulva. It is usually diagnosed later and it’s prognosis is worse compared to skin melanoma. Adequate surgical procedure both at the vulva and regional lymphatic nodes is essential in early stages of vulvar melanoma whereas individual regimen with palliative intent is common in late stages.

Key words:
desmoplastic melanoma – sentinel node – vulvar melanoma


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