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Diseases of the Vagina

  • Ancel Blaustein
  • Alex Sedlis

Abstract

Some pathologic conditions arise primarily in the vagina, but many are found in the vagina as a result of extension of disease process from neighboring structures such as the vulva, in its lower aspect, or the uterine cervix at its upper aspect.

Keywords

Obstet Gynecol Vaginal Wall Squamous Epithelium Synovial Sarcoma Granular Cell Tumor 
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  • Ancel Blaustein
  • Alex Sedlis

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