Adenocarcinoma, either primary or metastatic, is an uncommon malignancy of the vulva. The most common primary is adenocarcinoma of Bartholin’s gland origin. The other possible primaries are: (a) sweat and sebaceous glands, (b) paraurethral glands, (c) Minor vestibular glands, (d) ectopic tissues in the vulva (breasts, endometriosis, misplaced cloacal tissue) and (e) embryonic rests, Gartner’s duct remnants.


Gland Carcinoma Apocrine Gland Sebaceous Carcinoma Inguinal Node Dissection Superficial Basal Cell Carcinoma 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ranadhir Barua
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  1. 1.Department of Histopathology and CytopathologyThe Queen Elizabeth HospitalWoodvilleAustralia

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