HPV-NEGATIVE VULVAR SQUAMOUS CELL CARCINOMA IN A 21-YEAR-OLD PATIENT


HPV-Negative Vulvar Squamous Cell Carcinoma in a 21-year-old Patient


Dânia Ferreira1*, Paulina Corgo2, Vanda Patrício3, Amelia de Almeida4

1Hospital de Braga. 2Centro Hospitalar Medio Ave, Famalicão. 3Instituto Português de Oncologia do Porto. 4Centro Hospitalar Medio Ave, Famalicão.


Vulvar Squamous Cell Carcinoma usually occurs among women in their 60s or 70s. There are a limited number of reports of vulvar cancer cases younger than 30 years. These patients have usually risk factors such as human papillomavirus (HPV) infection.
In this report, the authors present a rare case of invasive vulvar squamous cell carcinoma in a 21-year-old patient without HPV infection. Surgical treatment was performed, followed by adjuvant radiation therapy.


Keywords: HPV; Vulvar Squamous Cell Carcinoma

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Dânia Ferreira, Paulina Corgo, Vanda Patrício, Amelia de Almeida. HPV-Negative Vulvar Squamous Cell Carcinoma in a 21-year-old Patient. International Research Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2021; 4:36. DOI: 10.28933/irjog-2020-11-2505


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