Squamous cell carcinoma of the vulva and Fanconi anemia

W. J. Arnold, C. R. King, J. Magrina, B. J. Masterson

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Malignant neoplasia frequently occurs with Fanconi anemia. Generally this represents hematologic disease; however, solid tumors may also appear. The woman described here developed squamous cell carcinoma of the vulva at age 28, and is the third such case in a patient with Fanconi anemia that has been reported. It is a diagnosis to be considered for the young patient with this type of carcinoma. Increased chromosomal breakage in this syndrome may be important in the pathogenesis of these neoplastic changes.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)395-397
Number of pages3
JournalInternational Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics
Issue number6
StatePublished - 1980

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology


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