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Condyloma-like squamous cell carcinoma of the vulva: report of two midline cases

Authors Verma SB, Wollina U

Received 22 May 2012

Accepted for publication 25 July 2012

Published 10 September 2012 Volume 2012:5 Pages 129—133


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Review by Single anonymous peer review

Peer reviewer comments 2

Shyam B Verma,1 Uwe Wollina2

Nirvana Clinic, Vadodara, Gujarat, India; 2Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Academic Teaching Hospital Dresden-Friedrichstadt, Dresden, Germany

Abstract: Vulvar cancer is uncommon and may be confused with genital condylomata. We report two cases of middle-aged women presenting with exophytic vulvar tumors of the midline for which diagnosis of a vulvar squamous cell carcinoma was confirmed by histopathology. Risk factors, staging, and treatment options are discussed.

Keywords: condyloma, human papillomavirus (HPV), squamous cell carcinoma, surgery, vulva

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