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Publication Type
Journal Article
Author, Analytic
Williams, Nadia P. ; Williams, Elaine E. ; Fletcher, Horace M.
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Department of Pathology
Article Title
Smooth Muscle Tumours of the Vulva in Jamaica
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Journal Title
West Indian Medical Journal
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Date of Publication
2002
Volume ID
51
Issue ID
4
Page(s)
228-231
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ISSN
0043-3144
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Abstract
Smooth muscle tumours of the vulva are uncommon and their behaviour is unpredictable. A 30-year retrospective analysis of the pathology files and patient records revealed 10 cases diagnosed at the University Hospital of the West Indies, Kingston, Jamaica, with one malignant and one recurrent tumour. Size, infiltrating margins and mitotic count are important parameters to determine prognosis. Although these tumours are of low malignancy, mitotic count may be mandatory in determining their potential for recurrence.....
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