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CASE REPORT
Year : 2013  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 4

Primary malignant melanoma of the vagina: A case report and review of literature


1 Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, NRS Medical College, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
2 Department of Radiotherapy, NRS Medical College, Kolkata, West Bengal, India

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Snehamay Chaudhuri
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, NRS Medical College, Kolkata, West Bengal
India
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DOI: 10.4103/2278-330X.105861

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A 60 year old woman presented in gynecology department with bleeding per vagina and subsequently histotpathologically, it was diagnosed as malignant melanoma of the vagina. She underwent excision biopsy. On metastatic work-up, Positron emission tomography (PET) scan proved that she had distant metastasis and received palliative radiotherapy and chemotherapy, with temozolamide. She is alive after one year.


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