Pathology of Vulva

  • Pranab Dey


This chapter describes the inflammatory, non-inflammatory lesions and tumours of vulva with the help of illustrations. The non-inflammatory lesions of the vulva include both infectious and non-infectious lesions of vulva. The tumours of the vulva consists of epithelial tumours, soft tissue tumours, melanocytic tumours and various other tumours. The squamous cell carcinoma is the most common epithelial tumours of vulva. The glandular tumours mainly consist of Paget disease and adenocarcinoma. The incidence, gross features and histopathology of these tumours are described with illustrations.


Lichen planus Lichen sclerosis Lichen simplex chronicus Psoriasis Herpes simplex Molluscum contagiosum Candidal infection Syphilis Crohn’s disease Behcet’s syndrome Erythema multiforme Pemphigus vulgaris Bullous pemphigoid Bartholin duct cyst Mucinous cyst Gartner duct cyst Epithelial inclusion cyst Low grade squamous intraepithelial neoplasia High grade squamous intraepithelial neoplasia Squamous cell carcinoma Basaloid carcinoma Lymphoepithelioma Verrucous carcinoma Condyloma accuminatum Paget disease Adenoid cystic carcinoma Phyllodes tumours Fibroepithelial polyp Aggressive angiomyxoma Leiomyoma Leiomyosarcoma Melanoma Aggressive angiomyxoma superficial angiomyxoma 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Pranab Dey
    • 1
  1. 1.Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER)ChandigarhIndia

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