Risk factors for development of vaginal cancer include atypical cervical lesions, advancing age, and exposure to diethylstilbestrol leading to clear cell carcinoma of the vagina. There are a variety of different histologic types of vaginal cancer.
The most common presenting symptom is painless vaginal bleeding, typically in a postmenopausal patient. Other symptoms include vaginal discharge, pelvic pain or pressure, and urinary symptoms such as dysuria, urgency, and frequency. A minority of patients are asymptomatic at the time of diagnosis, with vaginal cancer detected at the time of routine pelvic exam.
C52 – Malignant neoplasm of vagina
363445000 – Malignant tumor of vagina