Carcinomas of the vagina are uncommon: 2–3% of gynecologic malignancies, 2,300 new cases annually.
Vaginal intraepithelial neoplasia (VAIN), defined by squamous cell atypia, is classi...
Abnormal bleeding is the most common symptom.
Postcoital bleeding can result from direct trauma to the tumor.
Urinary symptoms, including hematuria and incre...
Wide local excision
Partial or total vaginectomy
Intravaginal chemotherapy with 5% fluorouracil cream
Patients are usually ambulatory and able to resume full activity by 6 weeks after surgery.
Most patients are fully active while receiving chemotherapy and radiatio...
Gray HJ. Advances in vulvar and vaginal cancer treatment. Gynecol Oncol. 2010;118(1):3–5. [View Abstract on OvidMedline]
Iavazzo C, Pitsouni E, Athanasiou S, et al. Imiquimod f...
C52 Malignant neoplasm of vagina
D07.2 Carcinoma in situ of vagina
N89.3 Dysplasia of vagina, unspecified
C79.82 Secondary malignant neoplasm of genital organs
184.0 Malignant neoplasm of v...
Vaginal cancer is rare; 85–90% of vaginal cancers are squamous cell.
Vaginal malignancies are found most commonly on the posterior wall in the upper 1/3 of the vagina.
Most vaginal malig...
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