Intraepithelial carcinoma of the vulva with extension to the anal canal

Alan L. Kaplan, Raymond H. Kaufman, Randolf A. Birken, Samuel Simkin

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Ten patients with intraepithelial carcinoma of the vulva that extended to the anus were studied. The patients were seen and treated over a 3-year period, from January 1976 through December 1978. During the 10-year period before 1976 the authors had encountered no patients with this problem. Treatment consisted predominantly of a skinning vulvectomy with split-thickness skin graft and excision of the anal disease. Failure to recognize the extension to the anus will result in persistent disease following surgical therapy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)368-371
Number of pages4
JournalObstetrics and Gynecology
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jan 1 1981

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology


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