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Aggressive deep angiomyxoma--a case report and review of the literature.
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PMID:  23327067     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
BACKGROUND: Aggressive deep angiomyxoma (AA) is locally infiltrative, non-metastasizing neoplasm that typically occurs in the pelvis and perineum in women of the reproductive age. Local recurrence is high despite apparently complete surgical resection.
CASE: The authors describe a case of AA in the pelvis in a 27-year-old woman. She underwent one invasive diagnostic procedure and three surgical interventions during four months, due to diagnostic problems and very early recurrence of the disease. Follow-up one year later revealed no recurrence.
CONCLUSION: The present case confirms that AA are locally aggressive and notorious for local recurrence. Such an early recurrence of AA has not been described in available literature.
P Kascák; M Zámecñík
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  European journal of gynaecological oncology     Volume:  33     ISSN:  0392-2936     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur. J. Gynaecol. Oncol.     Publication Date:  2012  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-01-18     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8100357     Medline TA:  Eur J Gynaecol Oncol     Country:  Italy    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  658-61     Citation Subset:  IM    
Faculty of Health, Alexander Dubcek University, Trencín, Slovak Republic.
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