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Ch. 13 Female Genital and Gestation > Vagina > Flashcards

Flashcards in Vagina Deck (7):
1

Adenosis
etiology
pathology

caused by diethylstilbestrol (DES)-estrogen agonist
causes persistence of columnar cells in upper 2/3 of vagina that is derived from mallarian duct

2

Vagina embryology

upper 2/3: mallarian duct (columnar in fetus -> stratified squamous in adults)
lower 1/3: urogenital sinus (stratified squamous)

3

Adenosis risk

increased risk of clear cell adenocarcinoma

4

DES-exposed mothers have a slightly increased risk of

breast carcinoma

5

Embryonal rhabodomyosarcoma
pathology
population

grape-like mass in vagina (or penis)
usually girls

6

Embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma
defining cell
staining

rhabdomyoblast
desmin and myogenin +

7

Presentation of vaginal embryonal rhabdomyocarcoma

vaginal or penile bleeding
PE shows grape like mass