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Melanoma of vulva in situ, presentation of a case

Obstetrics & Gynecology International Journal
Victor Manuel Vargas Hernandez, Victor Manuel Vargas Aguilar

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Melanoma in situ (MIS) usually arises from a junctional nevus. Clinically, the lesion appears dark brown pigmented; sometimes almost black is rare in the vulva and as a relatively slow but definite progression towards invasive melanoma. The clinical case of an 80-year-old patient with multiple comorbidities with a pigmented lesion on the vulva is described, where the histopathological study reported an MIS, and the litter is reviewed for better management.


melanoma, vulva, pigmented lesions of the vulva, surgery, staging