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Primary mucinous carcinoma of the vulva with signet ring cells deriving from the cloaca
1 Ankara University, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ankara, Turkey
2 Ankara University, Department of Pathology, Ankara, Turkey
Eur. J. Gynaecol. Oncol. 2016, 37(4), 554–557; https://doi.org/10.12892/ejgo2787.2016
Published: 10 August 2016
Vulvar neoplasias are rarely encountered lesions at female genital tract, regardless if they are primary or metastatic. Presence of signet ring cells in a tumour at female genito-urinary tract is highly suggestive of a metastatic lesion particularly from a gastrointestinal tumour. Here the authors present a case of vulvar carcinoma with signet ring cells with an undetermined primary site possibly originating from embryonic cloaca.
Signet ring cell
Primary vulvar cancer