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From pigment nevus to generalized melanoma of the vulva: clinical observations

HEALTH OF WOMAN. 2015.9(105):145–147
 

From pigment nevus to generalized melanoma of the vulva: clinical observations
 

Tkachuk T. E.

Volyn regional Oncology dispensary, Lutsk
 

It was described the clinical case patient P., 58 years old – appearing of the melanoma from malignant acquired pigment nevus that existed in 27 years. It is noted that in this case the most important is to find so-called phase of activation of the nevus, it means the transition from pigment nevus to melanoma. There were described epidemiological, etiological, diagnostic, therapeutic and prognostic components of melanoma of the vulva. High-quality clinical examination of women with pigmented lesions, timely remove of them by the slightest suspicion of malignancy is a reliable way of secondary prevention of melanoma of the vulva.
 

Key words: melanoma, vulva, pigment nevus, treatment, prognosis.
 

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