Vulvar malignant melanoma: a rare tumor with worse prognosis


  • Swati Singh Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, MMIMSR, Mullana, Ambala, India
  • Prem Singh Department of Pathology, MMIMSR, Mullana, Ambala, India
  • Navdeep Kaur Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, MMIMSR, Mullana, Ambala, India


Malignant melanoma, Vulva, Vagina


Malignant melanoma, which has a highly malignant potential, is a tumor of the skin and mucosal membranes. Malignant melanomas of the female genital tract, including the vulva and vagina, are rare. Their overall prognosis is worse. A 75 year old woman presented with complaint of growth in vulvar region since 4 months. There was history of itching in vulvar region over growth. Surgery is still the best available treatment for the control and potential cure of malignant melanomas.


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