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Giant Tumor of Vulva: Vulvar Myxoid Leiomyoma—A Rare Entity

  • Pabashi Poddar
  • Shilpa M. PatelEmail author
  • Ruchi S. Arora
  • Priti Trivedi
  • Vikas Warikoo
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Abstract

Vulvar myxoid leiomyoma are very rare soft tissue tumors of vulva with less than 50 cases being reported in the literature. They are usually misdiagnosed as Bartholin’s cyst; however, it is important that they are diagnosed correctly owing to their ability to recur and metastasize. We present a case of a young multiparous woman, with a slowly progressive perineal swelling who was operated and diagnosed as a case of vulvar myxoid leiomyoma.

Keywords

Myxoid leiomyoma Aggressive angiomyxoma Leiomyosarcoma 

Notes

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Conflict of interest

The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.

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© Association of Gynecologic Oncologists of India 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  • Pabashi Poddar
    • 1
  • Shilpa M. Patel
    • 1
    Email author
  • Ruchi S. Arora
    • 1
  • Priti Trivedi
    • 2
  • Vikas Warikoo
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Gynecologic OncologyGujarat Cancer and Research InstituteAhmedabadIndia
  2. 2.Department of PathologyGujarat Cancer and Research InstituteAhmedabadIndia
  3. 3.Department of Surgical OncologyGujarat Cancer and Research InstituteAhmedabadIndia

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