Back to Health A to Z. The condition is rare in women under 50 who have not yet gone through the menopause. While it's highly unlikely to be the result of cancer, these changes should be investigated. The exact cause of vulval cancer is unclear, but your risk of developing the condition is increased by the following factors:. You may be able to reduce your risk of vulval cancer by stopping smoking and taking steps to reduce the chances of picking up an HPV infection.
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Try out PMC Labs and tell us what you think. Learn More. Epidermoid cysts are slowly growing tumors that arise due to invagination of epidermis into dermis either spontaneously or following trauma. While common locations are the face, scalp, neck and trunk, external genitalia can also be affected with scrotal, labial or clitoral involvement. Clitoral location of this lesion may produce local sign of virilization in the form of clitoromegaly.