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Vaginal polyp in a newborn

Abstract

Vaginal fibroepithelial polyp is a rare lesion, and although benign, it can be confused with malignant connective tissue lesions. Treatment is simple excision, and recurrence is extremely uncommon. We report a case of a newborn with vaginal fibroepithelial polyp. The authors suggest that vaginal polyp must be considered in the evaluation of interlabial masses in prepubertal girls.

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Correspondence to Mohamed Jallouli.

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Jallouli, M., Trigui, L., Gargouri, A. et al. Vaginal polyp in a newborn. Eur J Pediatr 167, 599–600 (2008). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00431-007-0524-x

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Keywords

  • Fibroepithelial polyp
  • Interlabial mass
  • Neonate