[Transitional cell carcinoma of Bartholin's glands]

Zentralbl Gynakol. 1994;116(5):289-94.
[Article in German]


A report is given about a patient aged 57 years, who developed a transitional cell carcinoma of the Bartholin's gland. Transitional cell carcinomas of the vulva are rare neoplasms. To the best of our knowledge only eight cases are reported in the literature including this case. In context with the international literature etiopathogenetic theories, therapeutic and prognostic aspects of the disease are discussed.

Publication types

  • Case Reports
  • English Abstract
  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Bartholin's Glands / pathology*
  • Bartholin's Glands / surgery
  • Carcinoma, Transitional Cell / pathology*
  • Carcinoma, Transitional Cell / surgery
  • Diagnosis, Differential
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Lymphatic Metastasis
  • Middle Aged
  • Neoplasm Invasiveness
  • Vulvar Neoplasms / pathology*
  • Vulvar Neoplasms / surgery