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Primary malignant melanoma of the vagina
1 Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Oita University Faculty of Medicine, Oita
2 Department of Dermatology, Oita University Faculty of Medicine, Oita
3 Department of Urology, Oita University Faculty of Medicine, Oita
4 Department of Pathology, Oita University Faculty of Medicine, Oita (Japan)
Eur. J. Gynaecol. Oncol. 2008, 29(5), 558–559;
Published: 10 October 2008
Malignant melanoma originating in the vagina is considered extremely rare and has a very poor prognosis. We report a case of a 70-year-old woman with primary malignant melanoma of the vagina, and discuss the importance of prognostic factors and the efficacy of adjuvant chemotherapy.