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Mariela Delgado ; Gerardo González ; Airiaudis Rivas ; Katherine Molero ;Investigación Clínica 2011, 52 3

Author: José Núñez-Troconis

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Investigación Clínica ISSN: 0535-5133 riclinicas@gmail.com Universidad del Zulia Venezuela Núñez-Troconis, José; Delgado, Mariela; González, Gerardo; Rivas, Airiaudis; Molero, Katherine Melanosis of the vagina and human papillomavirus infection, an uncommon pathology: Case Report. Investigación Clínica, vol.
52, núm.
3, 2011, pp.
268-273 Universidad del Zulia Maracaibo, Venezuela Available in: http:--www.redalyc.org-articulo.oa?id=372937685008 How to cite Complete issue More information about this article Journals homepage in redalyc.org Scientific Information System Network of Scientific Journals from Latin America, the Caribbean, Spain and Portugal Non-profit academic project, developed under the open access initiative Invest Clin 52(3): 268 - 273, 2011 Melanosis of the vagina and human papillomavirus infection, an uncommon pathology: Case Report. José Núñez-Troconis1, Mariela Delgado2, Gerardo González1, Airiaudis Rivas1 and Katherine Molero1 Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hospital Manuel Noriega Trigo, Universidad del Zulia. 2Department of Pathology, Policlínica Maracaibo, Maracaibo, Venezuela. 1 Key words: Melanosis, human papillomavirus, vaginal pathology. Abstract.
Benign melanotic lesions of the vagina are uncommon and only a few cases have been reported in the literature.
A 34-year-old woman was referred because of a Vaginal Intraepithelial Neoplasia 1 biopsy result.
On the gynecological examination, two different hyperpigmented areas were noted in the vagina.
The colposcopic visualization of the cervix and vagina found an aceto-white lesion at the right lateral wall of the upper third of the vagina.
Biopsies from three areas were taken.
Histological study reported a melanosis of the vagina and HPV infection.
An immunohistochemical panel of epithelial markers was performed in vaginal samples, such as Cytokeratin AE1-AE3 and epithelial membrane antigen, mesenchymal marker: vimentin; melanocytic makers: protein S-100 and HMB45...





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