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South Asian J Cancer. 2013 Jan;2(1):4. doi: 10.4103/2278-330X.105861.

Primary malignant melanoma of the vagina: A case report and review of literature.

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Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, NRS Medical College, Kolkata, West Bengal, India.
Department of Radiotherapy, NRS Medical College, Kolkata, West Bengal, India.


A 60 year old woman presented in gynecology department with bleeding per vagina and subsequently histotpathologically, it was diagnosed as malignant melanoma of the vagina. She underwent excision biopsy. On metastatic work-up, Positron emission tomography (PET) scan proved that she had distant metastasis and received palliative radiotherapy and chemotherapy, with temozolamide. She is alive after one year.


Malignant melanoma; melanoma; vagina

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