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Vaginal Cancer

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Primary vaginal cancer comprises what percentage of gynecologic malignancies?

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a. 1 to 2

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b. 5 to 7

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c. 9 to 11

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d. 13 to 15

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Most vaginal cancers are which of the following?

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a. Primary vaginal leiomyosarcoma

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b. Primary vaginal adenocarcinoma

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c. Squamous cell cancer metastatic from the cervix

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d. Endometrioid adenocarcinoma metastatic from the endometrium

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The caudal ends of the fused müllerian tubes (shown here) are originally lined by which of the following epithelia?

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Reproduced, with permission, from Bradshaw KD: Anatomic disorders. In Schorge JO, Schaffer JI, Halvorson LM, et al (eds): Williams Gynecology, 1st ed., New York, McGraw-Hill, 2008, Figure 18-1E.

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a. Columnar

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b. Transitional cell

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c. Stratified squamous

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d. None of the above

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Which of the following is a common form of primary vaginal cancer spread?

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a. Lymphatic

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b. Exfoliative

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c. Hematogenous

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d. None of the above

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Shown here, which is the most common histologic type of primary vaginal cancer?

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Photograph contributed by Dr. Kelley Carrick. Reproduced, with permission, from Nishida KJ: Vaginal cancer. In Schorge JO, Schaffer JI, Halvorson LM, et al (eds): Williams Gynecology, 1st ed. New York, McGraw-Hill, 2008, Figure 32-1B.

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a. Melanoma

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b. Adenocarcinoma

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c. Squamous cell carcinoma

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d. Clear cell adenocarcinoma

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Of the following, which has been most closely linked with primary squamous cell cancer of the vagina?

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a. BRCA1 mutation

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