Nuclear Medicine & Radiation Therapy

ISSN: 2155-9619

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Adjuvant Radiotherapy for an Elderly Patient Affected by Primary Malignant Melanoma of the Vagina: A Case Report and Review of the Literature


Alba Fiorentino, Costanza Chiumento, Rocchina Caivano, Mariella Cozzolino and Vincenzo Fusco

The melanoma of the vagina accounts for 5% of all vaginal cancers and for 0.3-0.8% of all malignant melanomas. Due to its rarity, there are not evidence or recommendation to treat this tumor. We reported a case of vaginal malignant melanoma (VMM) in an older patient treated with palliative surgery and adjuvant radiotherapy.


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