Vulvar squamous cell carcinoma

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Vulvar squamous cell carcinoma

Synonyms: Squamous cell carcinoma of the vulva

A rare vulvar carcinoma characterized by an ulcer nodule macule or pedunculated mass which is histologically composed of infiltrating islands of malignant squamous cells. Histological subtypes include keratinizing non-keratinizing basaloid warty and verrucous carcinomas. Some tumors are associated with human papilloma virus smoking high grade squamous intraepithelial lesion chronic vulvar inflammatory disorders or differentiated vulvar intraepithelial neoplasia. Patients may present with discharge bleeding or pain. Most important prognostic features are tumor depth and lymph node status.

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