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Huge Vulvar Lipoma and Uterine Fibroid: Concomitant female genital Mesenchymal Lesions at Different Sites

Case Report
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Abstract

Purpose

Lipoma is the most second common mesenchymal tumor in the vulva. It is rarely seen at the Gynecological clinic. The site and its painless nature delay presentation. Surgical excision and cosmetic approximation of the skin is the treatment of choice.

Methods

We present a case of asymptomatic huge vulval lipoma in a 40-year-old woman with submucus uterine myoma.

Results

Vulvar lipoma was excised with hysteroscopic resection of the myoma.

Conclusions

Uterine fibroids are common, and hysteroscopy is main treatment for cavitary ones. Recognition of this benign vulvar swelling is important to differentiate it from other swellings and malignant neoplasms in the vulva. Uterine fibroids and lipomas are mesenchymal tumors that can occur simultaneously at different sites.

Keywords

Vulva Lipoma Hysteroscopy Excision Myoma 

Notes

Author contribution

ASA had done the diagnoses and surgery along with writing the article. The author contributed to protocol development, data collection and management, data analysis and manuscript writing/editing.

Compliance with ethical standards

Conflict of interest

The author declares no conflict of interest.

Ethical approval

All procedures performed in studies involving human participants were in accordance with the ethical standards of the institutional and/or national research committee and with the 1964 Declaration of Helsinki and its later amendments or comparable ethical standards.

Informed consent

Informed consent was obtained from the patient included in the study.

Ethical disclosure

The authors declare that the procedures followed were in accordance with the regulations of the relevant clinical research ethics committee and with those of the Code of Ethics of the World Medical Association (Declaration of Helsinki).

Confidentiality of data

The authors declare that they have followed the protocols of their work center on the publication of patient data.

Right to privacy and informed consent

The authors have obtained the written informed consent from the patients or subjects mentioned in the article. The corresponding author is in possession of this document.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of MedicineAlexandria UniversityAlexandriaEgypt
  2. 2.Ultrasound Unit and Minimal Invasive Surgery UnitShatby Maternity University HospitalAlexandriaEgypt

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