Citations with the tag: VAGINA -- Tumors

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  • Managing vulvovaginal melanomas.
    Jaramillo, Beverly A. // Contemporary OB/GYN; Apr2000, Vol. 45 Issue 4, p85 

    Presents information on the surgical management of vulvovaginal melanomas. Clinical presentation; Comparison of tumor sickness staging systems of vulvovaginal melanomas; Histologic classification.

  • hydrocolpos.
    Jaramillo, Beverly A. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009); 2009, Issue 21, p1103 

    A definition of the medical term "hydrocolpos," which refers to a retention cyst of the vagina containing watery, nonsanguineous fluid or mucus, is presented.

  • pyocolpocele.
    Jaramillo, Beverly A. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009); 2009, Issue 21, p1950 

    A definition of the term "pyocolpocele," which refers to a tumor in the vagina that contains pus, is presented.

  • Non-Diethylstilbestrol-Associated Primary Clear Cell Carcinoma of the Vagina: Two Case Reports with Immunohistochemical Studies and Literature Review.
    Mufti, Shagufta T.; Hassan Ali, Hiba // Iranian Journal of Medical Sciences; May2014, Vol. 39 Issue 3, p298 

    Primary clear cell adenocarcinomas most commonly involve the genitourinary system, including the vagina. Previously, primary clear cell adenocarcinomas of the vagina have been discussed within the context of prenatal exposure to diethylstilbestrol. Due to its widely proven role in the...

  • Intravaginal fibroma in a sheep.
    S. Verberckmoes; De Bosschere, H.; Van Soom, A.; Vervaet, P.; De Kruif, A. // Veterinary Record: Journal of the British Veterinary Association; 5/3/2003, Vol. 152 Issue 18, p566 

    Discusses a case of intravaginal fibroma in a sheep. Case background; Clinical characteristics; Treatment options.

  • Economic burden of vulvar and vaginal intraepithelial neoplasia: retrospective cost study at a German dysplasia centre.
    Hampl, Monika; Huppertz, Eduard; Schulz-Holstege, Olaf; Kok, Patrick; Schmitter, Sarah // BMC Infectious Diseases; 2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p73 

    Background: Human papillomavirus is responsible for a variety of diseases including grade 2 and 3 vulvar and vaginal intraepithelial neoplasia. The aim of this study was to assess parts of the burden of the last diseases including treatment costs. The direct medical resource use and cost of...

  • Primary melanoma of the vagina. A clinical case.
    Albareda, Judit; Olier, Clara; Alemany, Isabel // Journal of the Turkish-German Gynecological Association; Mar2011, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p50 

    Primary melanoma of the vagina is a rare neoplasm that appears in the 6th and 7th decades of life. It has a poor prognosis, for which there is no consensus regarding treatment; indeed, the literature describes a number of therapeutic options. This paper describes a patient with vaginal melanoma...

  • VAGINAL LEIOMYOMA IN A BITCH.
    Mudasir, Qazi; Shukla, S. P.; Nema, S. P.; Ali, R. // Indian Journal of Field Veterinarians; 2010, Vol. 5 Issue 4, p70 

    The article presents a case study of a nine year old Pomeranian bitch, presented to Teaching Veterinary Clinical Service Complex, College of Veterinary Science and A. H. Mhow in Madhya Pradesh, India with the history of vaginal prolapse. It mentions that the prolapsed mass was washed with 0.1...

  • Increased mortality rate for women with history of abnormal cells on cervix.
    Mudasir, Qazi; Shukla, S. P.; Nema, S. P.; Ali, R. // Nursing Standard; 2/19/2014, Vol. 28 Issue 25, p17 

    The article discusses research in the article "Effect of Ageing on Cervical or Vaginal Cancer in Swedish Women Previously Treated for Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia Grade 3: Population Based Cohort Study of Long Term Incidence and Mortality" by B. Strander et al. in a 2014 issue of the...

  • pyocolpocele.
    Mudasir, Qazi; Shukla, S. P.; Nema, S. P.; Ali, R. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary; 2005, p1829 

    A definition of the term "pyocolpocele" is presented. It refers to a vaginal tumor containing pus.

  • Conservative Management in Primary Vaginal Lymphoma: Role of Chemotherapy.
    Lagha, Aymen; Krimi, Sarra; Chraiet, Nesrine; Ayadi, Mouna; Rifi, Hela; Raies, Henda; Mezlini, Amel // Journal of Gynecologic Surgery; Jun2012, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p156 

    Background: Non-Hodgkin's lymphomas (NHLs) comprise a group of malignancies that are heterogeneous in terms of presentation, natural history, and prognosis. Primary NHL of the vagina is rare in immunocompetent females. Because of the low incidence of these lymphomas, standard treatment has not...

  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Vaginal Vault Following Whole Pelvic Radiation Therapy and Surgery.
    Lagha, Aymen; Ayadi, Mouna; Krimi, Sarra; Chraiet, Nesrine; Allani, Bassem; Rifi, Hela; Raies, Henda; Mezlini, Amel // Journal of Gynecologic Surgery; Feb2013, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p56 

    Background: Here, we report the case of a patient with endometrial carcinoma stage IB who was diagnosed with squamous cell carcinoma of the vaginal vault 10 years after radiotherapy. Case: A 55-year-old female patient with endometrial carcinoma FIGO stage IB received pelvic irradiation and...

  • Malignant Melanoma of the Vulva.
    Ragnarsson-Olding, Boel K. // Current Medical Literature: Gynecology & Obstetrics; 2007, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p1 

    The article presents information on a study of malignant melanoma of the vulva or growth of a rare tumor in a woman's vagina. Statistics of occurrences of the said tumor are reported to the Swedish National Cancer Registry since 1967. Melanomas reportedly have a four-stage system and the...

  • Isolated epithelioid trophoblastic tumor of the vagina: a case report and review of the literature.
    Jing Zhao; Yang Xiang; Dachun Zhao; Tong Ren; Fengzhi Feng; Xirun Wan // OncoTargets & Therapy; 2013, Vol. 6, p1523 

    An epithelioid trophoblastic tumor (ETT) is a rare trophoblastic tumor originating from chorionic-type intermediate trophoblasts. Vaginal involvement in ETT in the form of isolated lesions has not been previously reported. A 43-year-old woman presented with vaginal wall cysts and was diagnosed...

  • Primary vaginal stone in a disabled child.
    Urbanowicz, Wiesław; Szymik-Kantorowicz, Sabina; Sulisławski, Janusz; Wolnicki, Michał // Central European Journal of Urology; Dec2010, Vol. 63 Issue 4, p187 

    Authors report a case of a large primary vaginal calculus in an eleven-year-old girl. Vaginal stones are relatively rare in children. More frequently, they are seen as a complication in women with vesicovaginal fistula and urethrovaginal fistula. Various causes can lead to vaginal stone...

  • Cellular Angiofibroma of Vagina Presenting with Secondary Infertility.
    Bharti, Jyotsna Naresh; Dey, Biswajit; Raj, Vikram G.; Arora, Prerna // Journal of Reproduction & Infertility; Jul-Sep2014, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p165 

    Background: Cellular angiofibroma, first described in 1997, is known to occur in both genders with equal predilection occurring in middle aged females and older males. Case Presentation: In this study, a case of vaginal cellular angiofibroma was reported in a 30 year old female presenting with...

  • Extragastrointestinal stromal tumor arising in the rectovaginal septum.
    Mathew, Mary; Susmitha // Internet Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics; 2009, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p14 

    Extraintestinal gastrointestinal stromal tumor of the rectovaginal septum presenting as a vaginal mass is unusual. We describe a case in a 45 year old woman who presented with a recurrent vaginal mass. This tumor was characterized by intersecting fascicles of spindle cells, no necrosis and a...

  • SURGICAL MANAGEMENT OF VAGINAL FIBROMA IN A DOG.
    Narayanan, M. K.; Prasoon, S.; Pandey, Alok; Vishnoi, Rajesh; Maurya, Dinesh Kumar; Kumar, Chandra Shekhar // Journal of Indian Veterinary Association; Jun2010, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p44 

    The article presents a case study of a surgical management of vaginal fibroma in a female dog. The dog was presented to a veterinary hospital for a growing mass on the perineal region above the vulval lips and was diagnosed as vaginal tumor which required a surgical excision. Post-operative care...

  • Primary vaginal fibroleiomyosarcoma in a 4-year-old Holstein-Friesian cow.
    Avci, Hamdi; Serın, Günes; Aydoğan, Ahmet; Bırıncıoğlu, Serap // Turkish Journal of Veterinary & Animal Sciences; 2010, Vol. 34 Issue 3, p307 

    A case of fibroleiomyosarcoma of the vagina in a 4-year-old Holstein-Friesian cow is described. The tumour was 6.5 × 5 × 4.2 cm in size, weighed 87.73 g, and had a solid appearance. Histologically, the tumour was composed of smooth muscle and fibrous tissue components with spindle-shaped...

  • A VAGINAL FIBROMA IN A POMERANIAN BITCH - A CASE REPORT.
    Suthar, B. N.; Chaudhary, S. R.; Nakhashi, H. C.; Chaudhari, N. F.; Suthar, D. N.; Joshi, D. V. // Indian Journal of Field Veterinarians; 2010, Vol. 5 Issue 4, p37 

    The article presents a case study of a four year old Pomeranian bitch, which was presented at the college clinic with the complaint of large abnormal growth between vulvar lips. The clinical examination revealed a solid, round, tennis ball sized, hard nodular mass protruding between vulvar lips,...

  • A Gartner duct cyst of the vagina causing dysuria and dyschezia in a Yorkshire Terrier.
    Hye-Jin Kim; Jin-Kyung Kim; Ji-Hye Choi; Jae-Young Jang; Hyun-Jung Ban; Jee-Min Seo; Min-Jung Lee; Hee-Yeon Choi; Min-Kyu Kim; Hyun-Wook Kim // Journal of Veterinary Science; 2007, Vol. 8 Issue 4, p427 

    A 5 year-old, intact female Yorkshire terrier was referred for dysuria and dyschezia. The radiographic and ultrasound examination showed a round shaped mass caudal to the urinary bladder that contained anechoic fluid within the thin walls. During surgery, the cyst was noted to be attached to the...

  • Tamoxifen/tibolone.
    Hye-Jin Kim; Jin-Kyung Kim; Ji-Hye Choi; Jae-Young Jang; Hyun-Jung Ban; Jee-Min Seo; Min-Jung Lee; Hee-Yeon Choi; Min-Kyu Kim; Hyun-Wook Kim // Reactions Weekly; 3/18/2006, Issue 1093, p33 

    Discusses research being done on the link between hormones and vaginal polyps in an elderly patient. Reference to a study by S. Sharma, P. Albertazzi and I. Richmond published in the February 2006 issue of "Maturitas"; Signs and symptoms experienced by the patient; Size of the polyp.

  • colpocystocele.
    Hye-Jin Kim; Jin-Kyung Kim; Ji-Hye Choi; Jae-Young Jang; Hyun-Jung Ban; Jee-Min Seo; Min-Jung Lee; Hee-Yeon Choi; Min-Kyu Kim; Hyun-Wook Kim // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary; 2005, p453 

    A definition of the term "colpocystocele" is presented. Colpocystocele refers to the prolapse of the bladder into the vagina. The term originated from the words "kolpos" which means vagina, "kystis" which means bladder and "kele" which means tumor or swelling. The definition is from the "Taber's...

  • Vaginal Fibroid-a Diagnostic and Surgical Dilemma.
    Singhal, Savita; Katyal, Surabhi; Singh, Shiv Kumar // Journal of Gynecologic Surgery; Jun2014, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p187 

    Background: Vaginal leiomyoma is a rare solid tumor with variable clinical presentation. It is often difficult to diagnose, and its management is quite challenging. Case: The case of a 50- year-old multipara who presented with the chief complaints of menorrhagia, lower abdominal pain, and...

  • Vaginal Leiomyoma: A rare cause of Menometrorrhagia.
    Agarwal, Shalini; Yadav, Rohtas K.; Sangwan, Krishna; Dahiya, Pushpa // Internet Journal of Radiology; 2008, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p9 

    Primary vaginal tumors are rare. They are usually secondary to either cervical or vulval lesions. The benign solid tumors arising from the vaginal tissue include papilloma, hemangioma, mucous polyp and rarely Leiomyoma. In the vagina, leiomyoma usually presents as a solid single nodule mostly...

  • A case of a large rectovaginal mass presenting as posterior vaginal wall prolapse.
    Cui, Nuan; Zormpa, Maria; Lazarou, George // International Urogynecology Journal; Sep2011, Vol. 22 Issue 9, p1185 

    A 66-year-old female presented with symptoms suggestive of pelvic organ prolapse, history of fibroid uterus, and rectal pressure. Pelvic examination revealed a large pelvic mass filling the posterior cul-de-sac, occupying the rectovaginal septum, and compressing the rectum. There was a stage II...

  • Metastatic vulvo-vaginal choriocarcinoma mimicking a Bartholin cyst and vulvar hematoma-two unusual presentations.
    Bhattacharyya, Sanjoy Kumar; Saha, Shyama Prasad; Mukherjee, Gautam; Samanta, Jaydeep // Journal of the Turkish-German Gynecological Association; Sep2012, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p218 

    Metastatic choriocarcinoma may present solely as a vulvo-vaginal growth. It may pose initial diagnostic dilemmas and thus treatment delay. Two cases of metastatic choriocarcinoma which presented as vulvo-vaginal swelling are described here. Both the cases were initially misdiagnosed. Later,...

  • An unusual presentation of a urethral diverticulum as a vaginal wall mass: a case report.
    Billow, Megan; James, Rebecca; Resnick, Kimberly; Hijaz, Adonis // Journal of Medical Case Reports; 2013, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p1 

    Introduction: The diagnosis of urethral diverticulum can be challenging given the vague or absent presenting symptoms. In addition, vaginal cancer can present with elusive symptoms--some parallel to urethral diverticula. A case of a bleeding ulcerated mass anticipated to be a vaginal cancer was...

  • An Unusual Case of Vaginal Myoma Presenting with Postmenopausal Bleeding.
    Goyal, Lajya Devi; Kaur, Harpreet; Kaur, Kanwardeep; Kaur, Sharanjit // Journal of Family & Reproductive Health; Jun2013, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p103 

    Vaginal leiomyomas are uncommon benign tumour with variable clinical presentation. These tumours arise most commonly from anterior vaginal wall. We report a case of 50-year old postmenopausal woman who presented with urinary retention, profuse vaginal bleeding and mass protruding into vagina....

  • Endodermal sinus tumor of vagina in infants.
    Chauhan, Smita; Nigam, Jitendra Singh; Singh, Pallavi; Misra, Vatsala; Thakur, Brijesh // Rare Tumors; 2013, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p83 

    Endodermal sinus tumor (or Yolk Sac tumor) of the vagina is a rare malignant germcell tumor which is seen exclusively in children younger than 3 years of age. We report two cases of endodermal sinus tumor of the vagina. In both cases no radiological investigation was done and serum...

  • Magnetic resonance imaging features of myxoid leiomyoma of the vagina: A case report.
    Scialpi, Michele; Benagiano, Giuseppe; Frati, Sara; Piscioli, Irene; Barberini, Francesco; Lupattelli, Luciano // Indian Journal of Radiology & Imaging; Aug2009, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p238 

    We report a rare case of a voluminous vaginal myxoid leiomyoma in a 27-year-old nulliparous woman. Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) revealed a mass arising from the vagina, with inhomogeneous signal intensity on spin-echo T1W and T2W images. MRI accurately defined the tissue planes between the...

  • Pathologic Quiz Case A 26-Year-Old Woman With Profuse Vaginal Bleeding.
    Karabakhtsian, Rouzan; Heller, Debra // Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine; Mar2004, Vol. 128 Issue 3, p50 

    Presents the case of a 26-year-old multiparous African-American woman with profuse vaginal bleeding and a vaginal mass. Description of the adnexal mass that was noted at the initial examination; Information on the vaginal tumor that was composed of sheets of a monomophous cell population;...

  • Primary Ewing's sarcoma/primitive neuroectodermal tumor of the vagina in a 54-year-old woman: a case report.
    Pang, Xiaoyan; Chen, Pan; Wen, Fang; Zhang, Yi // Archives of Gynecology & Obstetrics; Apr2012, Vol. 285 Issue 4, p1031 

    Background: Ewing's sarcoma (ES)/primitive neuroectodermal tumor (PNET) of the genital tract of women is uncommon. Presentation in vagina is exceedingly rare. Case: A 54-year-old Chinese woman presented with complaints of vaginal bleeding with fragmented bits occasionally. Physical examination...

  • Vaginal Rhabdomyosarcoma.
    PAL, DILIP KUMAR; JHA, SUMANTA // Indian Pediatrics; May2009, Vol. 46 Issue 5, p431 

    The article focuses on the case of an 8-month girl who has a protruding mass per vagina and discharge stained with blood. A malignant growth of small cells including mesodermal cells and striated muscle fibres-rhabdomyoblasts were reportedly seen in the patient's excised mass biopsy. Vaginal...

  • Pelvic Leiomyosarcoma obstructing vaginal opening - case report.
    Terzic, Milan; Aksam, Slavica; Bila, Jovan; Maricic, Sanja; Arsenovic, Nebojsa // Central European Journal of Medicine; Apr2012, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p245 

    We present a 42-year-old female admitted for a 4 month history of increasing pelvic discomfort and pain. Clinical examination revealed a large tumor obstructing the vagina. Tumor markers (CA 125, CEA, AFP and CA 19-9), white blood cells and biochemical tests were all within the normal limits....

  • Angiomixoma agresivo de vagina: un tumor poco diagnosticado.
    Jiménez-Vieyra, Carlos Ramón; Quintana-Romero, Verónica; Aguilera-Maldonado, Lizzete Verónica; Solís-Moreno, Tania Kristal // Ginecologia y Obstetricia de Mexico; Jul2013, Vol. 81 Issue 7, p403 

    The case of a female patient of 35 years of age, with a pedunculated tumor dependent of the vagina, of approximately 25 x 12 x 8 cm, who had a wide resection. The report was consistent with myxoid aggressive angiomyxoma. This is a myxoid mesenchymal neoplasm of slow growth, which mainly appears...

  • Aggressive Angiomyxoma.
    Padmavathy, L.; Rao, L. Lakshmana; Lakshmi, M. Dhana; Sylvester, N. // Indian Dermatology Online Journal; Apr-Jun2014, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p151 

    Myxoid tumors are a heterogeneous group of lesions characterized by a marked abundance of extra cellular mucoid (myxoid) matrix. The term aggressive emphasizes the often infiltrative nature of the tumor and its frequent association with recurrence. A case of aggressive angiomyxoma arising from...

  • Mioepitelioma de vagina: neoplasia poco frecuente en esta localización, reporte de un caso.
    R., Alfredo Romero; U., Mario Melo; S., Paula Barajas; A., Juvenal Baena; Vargas L., Luz Mery // Revista Chilena de Obstetricia y Ginecología; Apr2012, Vol. 77 Issue 2, p143 

    Background: The myoepitheliomas are rare tumors arising from the proliferation of myoepithelial cells. Most tumors are located in the lower extremity and salivary glands. There have been only occasional myoepithelial neoplasms previously reported involving the vagina. Objective: Describe a case...

  • Dissection and reporting of the organs of the female genital tract.
    Heatley, M. K. // Journal of Clinical Pathology; Mar2008, Vol. 61 Issue 3, p241 

    The article discusses a variety of techniques used in dissecting and describing specimens of the female genital tract when finalizing reports for clinicians. It mentions that lymph nodes may be obtained as therapeutic lymphadenectomy specimens or as part of a sampling procedure for cancers at...

  • Paravaginal peripheral primitive neuroectodermal tumor: A rare tumor.
    Dutta, Samrat; Dasgupta, Chandan; Choudhury, Kakoli // Indian Journal of Medical & Paediatric Oncology; Jul-Sep2011, Vol. 32 Issue 3, p171 

    Peripheral primitive neuroectodermal tumor (PNET ) of the female genital tract, particularly those in the vaginal and paravaginal region, are extremely rare. A 36-year-old woman presented with clinical features similar to that of a case of cervical fibroid. It was only after surgery that the...

  • Effect of ageing on cervical or vaginal cancer in Swedish women previously treated for cervical intraepithelial neoplasia grade 3: population based cohort study of long term incidence and mortality.
    Strander, Björn; Hällgren, Jonas; Sparén, Pär // BMJ: British Medical Journal; 2/1/2014, Vol. 348 Issue 7943, p14 

    The article discusses research being done on the pathology, cancer and cause of death registries that have covered the whole Swedish population for more than half a century. It references the study "Effect of Ageing on Cervical or Vaginal Cancer in Swedish Women Previously Treated for Cervical...

  • Recurrent huge leiomyoma of the urethra in a female patient: A case report.
    YUE-HONG SHEN; KAI YANG // Oncology Letters; 2014, Vol. 7 Issue 6, p1933 

    Urethral leiomyoma is an extremely rare condition that arises from the smooth muscle of the urethra. To the best of our knowledge, there is only a single reported recurrence treated by a repeat excision in the literature to date. The present study reports an exceptionally rare case of a...

  • Aggressive Angiomyxoma of the Vagina Masquerading as Genital Prolapse.
    Chauhan, Meenakshi Barsaul; Malhotra, Vani; Dahiya, Pushpa; Nanda, Smiti // Journal of Gynecologic Surgery; Dec2010, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p277 

    Background: Aggressive angiomyxoma (AAM) is a rare myofibroblastic tumor of the pelvis and genital soft tissue. Case: This article reports on a case of vaginal AAM that was misdiagnosed as a case of genital prolapse. Results: Excision of the tumor was performed with no evidence of recurrence 24...

  • TUMOR MALIGNO DE BAINHA DE NERVO PERIFÉRICO RECORRENTE EM OURIÇO PIGMEU AFRICANO (Atelerix albiventris).
    Brun dos Santos, Fernando; Castelo Branco, Alexandre M.; Fiuza Monteiro, Bianca; Cunha Souza, Patricia Moura; Finco Perinelli, Aline; Guilherme Xavier, José // Archives of Veterinary Science; 2013 Supplement, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p506 

    A three years female african hedgehog developed a recurrent mass on vagina. Tissue sample were collected, fixed in 10% formalin, routinely processed, stained with hematoxylin and eosin and submitted to immunohistochemical markers vimentin, alpha-smooth muscle actin, glial fibrillary acid...

  • A case of yolk sac tumor of the vagina in an infant.
    Arafah, Maha; Zaidi, Shaesta // Archives of Gynecology & Obstetrics; May2012, Vol. 285 Issue 5, p1403 

    We report a case of a vaginal yolk sac tumor in a 5-month-old female infant who presented with short history of bleeding per vagina. Magnetic resonance imaging showed a mass occupying most of the vagina that had lobulated outlines and heterogeneous echo texture. The serum alpha-fetoprotein was...

  • Anaesthesia for gynaecological oncological surgery.
    Morosan, Monica; Popham, Philip // Continuing Education in Anaesthesia, Critical Care & Pain; Apr2014, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p63 

    The article focuses on anaesthetic considerations during a gynaecological cancer surgery. Information on diagnosis, transmission and treatment of different gynaecological cancers is presented, including cervical cancer, ovarian cancer and vaginal cancer. Anaesthetic considerations include...

  • Low-Dose-Rate Definitive Brachytherapy for High-Grade Vaginal Intraepithelial Neoplasia.
    BLANCHARD, PIERRE; MONNIER, LAURIE; DUMAS, ISABELLE; MORICE, PHILIPPE; PAUTIER, PATRICIA; DUVILLARD, PIERRE; AZOURY, FARES; MAZERON, RENAUD; HAIE-MEDER, CHRISTINE // Oncologist; Feb2011, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p182 

    Background. Treatment of high-grade vaginal intraepithelial neoplasia (VAIN) is controversial and could include surgical excision, topical medication, brachytherapy, or other treatments. We report the results of low-dose-rate (LDR) vaginal brachytherapy for grade 3 VAIN (VAIN-3) over a 25-year...

  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma Mimicking Gynecologic Malignancies of the Uterine Corpus, Cervix, and Vagina: A Report of Three Cases.
    Chraiet, Nesrine; Lagha, Aymen; Krimi, Sarra; Ayadi, Mouna; Rifi, Hela; Raies, Henda; Mezlini, Amel // Journal of Gynecologic Surgery; Jun2012, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p158 

    Background: Primary lymphomas affecting the female genital tract are uncommon; however, evidence is accumulating that these tumors are underdiagnosed, both because they are unexpected in these sites and because they are misdiagnosed as others lesions or malignant tumors. Cases: Three cases of...

  • Cancers That U.S. Physicians Believe the HPV Vaccine Prevents: Findings from a Physician Survey, 2009.
    Saraiya, Mona; Rosser, Joelle I.; Cooper, Crystale Purvis // Journal of Women's Health (15409996); Feb2012, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p111 

    Background: There is strong scientific evidence that human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines, which protect against two oncogenic HPV types (16 and 18), can prevent cervical, vaginal, and vulvar cancers in women. In addition, recent research has established that the HPV vaccine can prevent anal...

  • Human papillomavirus vaccination and public health.
    Cadman, Louise // Nurse Prescribing; Apr2014, Vol. 12 Issue 4, p180 

    Human papillomaviruses include over 100 types of DNA virus which affect the epithelial cells. The causal relationship between persistent infection with high-risk types of human papillomavirus (hrHPV) and squamous cell cervical carcinoma has been well established (Walboomers et al, 1999)....

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