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Diseases of the Vagina

  • Ancel Blaustein

Abstract

The vagina as a consequence of its relationship to the vulva, as well as similarity of its mucosa and supporting mesenchymal structures, is subject to some of the infections and tumors that affect the vulva. The upper third of the vagina is of Müllerian derivation and is at times subject to lesions that arise in particular from this tissue.

Keywords

Granular Cell Tumor Vaginal Mucosa Rectovaginal Septum Embryonal Rhabdomyosarcoma Endodermal Sinus Tumor 
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