Vulvar disease

Vulvar disease

Vulvar cyst

The vulvar cyst is extremely rare. Often in this area there is a cyst of the large gland of the vestibule, which usually belongs to retention cysts, resulting from a blockage (inflammatory process) of the excretory duct and the secretion in the gland cavity. The size of the cyst does not usually exceed the size of a pigeon […]

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Vulvar disease

Vulvar melanoma

Vulvar melanoma accounts for about 5% of malignant neoplasms of the vulva. The involvement of the clitoris, the labia minora and labia majora is characteristic. There are pigmentary and pigmentless forms. This is an extremely aggressive tumor, prone to extensive metastasis, even with small sizes. From a prognostic point of view, the most important level of invasion according to Clark […]

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Vulvar disease

Background and precancerous diseases of the vulva

To date, there are many controversial issues in the interpretation of background and precancerous diseases. In 1987, the International Medical Association for the Study of Vulvar Diseases decided to summarize the old names for histogenetically related processes mentioned above under the general term “Non-tumor dystrophic lesions”.Non-tumor degenerative lesions of the skin and mucous membrane• Sclerosing lichen (vulvar […]

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Vulvar disease

Vulvar cancer

Vulvar cancer is relatively rare (1-2%) compared with its localization in other female genital organs. Initially, a thickening (nodule) appears on the skin of the vulva, which does not bother the patient. Then itching, a sore with dense edges, spreading inland and in breadth, appears. Discharges, bleeding, and often pain appear, especially with irritation of an ulcer by urine. If […]

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Vulvar disease

Vulvar cancer

Vulvar cancer – a relatively rare tumor. In Russia, in the structure of the incidence of malignant neoplasms of the female genital organs, vulvar cancer is from 3 to 8% and takes fourth place. In the US, vulvar cancer accounts for about 4% of all cases of cancer of the female reproductive sphere and 0.6% of all cases […]

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Vulvar disease

Vulvar Cancer Clinic

Common symptoms are irritation or itching of the vulva, the presence of a tumor, non-healing ulcers, and pain in the vulva, which are long-term relapsing and persistent. About half of patients with vulvar cancer complain of constant and increasing itching in this area. Less commonly, the first manifestations of the disease are bloody or purulent discharge, an […]

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Vulvar disease

Vulvar Cancer Treatment

The general principles of tactics for managing patients with vulvar cancer are: surgical treatment for stage I disease, combined (surgical and radiation) for stage II and III, individual approach (combination of radiation, drug and surgical methods of treatment) for stage IV and relapse of the disease. Only with absolute contraindications to surgical intervention can radiation therapy […]

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