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Vulvar Keratoacanthoma

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Neoplastic Process


A keratoacanthoma that arises from the vulva. It grows rapidly and may regress spontaneously. It is considered a variant of well-differentiated squamous cell carcinoma with distinct clinical behavior. [from NCI]

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CClinical test,  RResearch test,  OOMIM,  GGeneReviews,  VClinVar  
  • CROGVVulvar Keratoacanthoma

Recent clinical studies


Ozkan F, Bilgiç R, Cesur S
APMIS 2006 Jul-Aug;114(7-8):562-5. doi: 10.1111/j.1600-0463.2006.apm_326.x. PMID: 16907863
Chen W, Koenig C
Int J Gynecol Pathol 2004 Jul;23(3):284-6. doi: 10.1097/01.pgp.0000130044.25477.16. PMID: 15213606
Gilbey S, Moore DH, Look KY, Sutton GP
Obstet Gynecol 1997 May;89(5 Pt 2):848-50. doi: 10.1016/s0029-7844(97)00026-4. PMID: 9166347

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