IMR Press / EJGO / Volume 23 / Issue 5 / pii/2002213

European Journal of Gynaecological Oncology (EJGO) is published by IMR Press from Volume 40 Issue 1 (2019). Previous articles were published by another publisher on a subscription basis, and they are hosted by IMR Press on as a courtesy and upon agreement with S.O.G.

Case Review

Metastatic squamous cell vulvar carcinoma of the lung: a case report and review of the literature

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1 Departmenr of Thoracic Surgery, Theagenion Cancer Hospilal, Thessaloniki (Greece)
2 Department of Gynaecological Oncology, Theagenion Cancer Hospilal, Thessaloniki (Greece)
3 Departmenl of Pathology, Theagenion Cancer Hospilal, Thessaloniki (Greece)
Eur. J. Gynaecol. Oncol. 2002, 23(5), 475–476;
Published: 10 October 2002

Recurrent squamous cell carcinoma of the vulva advances locally, spreads via the regional lymphatics and hematogenous spread is late and unusual. This is a rare case of a patient with a solitary pulmonary tumor originating from squamous cell carcinoma of the vulva. According to the literature this form of pulmonary involvement has not previously been described in cases of vulvar car­cinoma in the last 20 years.

Yulvar cancer
Lung cancer
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