Flashcards in Vulvar and Vaginal Cancers Deck (7):
How is vulvar cancer different to vulvar dysplasia?
Dysplasia refers to abnormally differentiated cells contained entirely within the epithelium - above the basal membrane. Violation of the BM indicates invasiveness and therefore cancer
What are the most common cancers of the vulva?
Also Adenocarcinoma and Bartholin's gland cancer (rare)
RFx vulvar cancer?
-Hx dysplasia vulva
Sx vulvar cancer?
Pain, bleeding, ulceration, dysuria also possible.
DIagnosis of vulvar cancer?
How does vulvar caner spread?
Lymphatics. Indolent growth followed by met