Vulvar cancer

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Vulvar cancer
Classification and external resources
ICD-10 C51.
ICD-9 184.4
DiseasesDB 14013
MedlinePlus 000902
eMedicine med/3296 med/3328
MeSH D014846

Vulvar cancer, a type of cancer of the vulva. It accounts for about 4% of all gynecological cancers and typically affects women in later life. It was estimated that in the United States 3,740 cases were diagnosed and about 880 women died as a result. Vulvar carcinoma is separated from vulvar intraepithelial neoplasia (VIN), a non-invasive lesion of the epithelium that can progress via carcinoma-in-situ to squamous cell cancer, and from Paget disease of the vulva.[1]

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