The mean duration of treatment exceeded 16 weeks in those women who achieved a complete response. We found a mean therapy duration of Eligibility criteria for study acceptance were at least one case of EPDV and neoadjuvant, adjuvant, or exclusive treatment with imiquimod. Imiquimod is an immunomodulatory agent targeting the toll-like receptor TLR 7 as a receptor agonist. Specifically, imiquimod exerts an inhibitory effect on cell proliferation in a dose- and time-dependent manner by inducing autophagy and apoptosis. We specially thank Dr.
Patients with aneuploid tumors i. In most instances involvement at one site is followed by progression to other locations. In the cases described by Wu and Lin, the histology at all sites was that of DDD, whereas, in the case biopsied by Sandhu, the trunkal lesions possessed the typical flattened epidermis typical of DUH [ 6 , 35 ]. The lesion was excised and the histopathology was consistent with a benign granular cell tumor of the vulva. It is of appreciable interest that there is a rare type of EBS in which the patients develop both mottled pigmentation somewhat similar to that which occurs in DDD and the blisters that are characteristic of EBS.
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Variations in these attitudes between different cultures and at different times have influenced the subsequent rate of progress in the study of the vulva and its diseases. Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners JAANP provides a strong clinical focus with articles related to primary, secondary, and tertiary care, nurse practitioner education, health policy, ethics, and health care delivery. The second type involves vulvar non-neoplastic epithelial disorders VNED and advanced age, leading to cellular atypia and cancer Table 1. The clinician should be vigilant for local recurrence of cancer at the incision site, especially in the groin nodes, and watch for evidence of metastases. Journal of Clinical Pathology ,
Close this message to accept cookies or find out how to manage your cookie settings. Views Read Edit View history. Involvement of the antecubital fossae and the thighs is appreciably less common. Therefore, biopsy must be performed on any suspicious lesions of the vulva, asymptomatic or symptomatic. Five-year disease-specific survival probability curves were generated using Kaplan-Meier analysis. Evaluation of vaginal complaints.