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Cellular blue nevus of the vulva mimicking Bartholin's gland abscess in a 15-year-old girl: a case report.
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PMID:  21932084     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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INTRODUCTION: Literature review revealed descriptions of three cellular blue nevus (CBN) in the gynecologic tract. Two of them were myometrial CBN and incidental findings in hysterectomies performed in women aged 37 and 48 years. The single ectocervical CBN involving the hymenal ring and vagina was reported in a 19-year-old woman. The other reported cases of cervical blue nevi were common type and have been localized to endocervix. CASE REPORT: Vulvar CBN in left labia majora mimicking Bartholin's gland abscess in a 15-year-old white virgin girl and also the youngest case has not been reported previously. CONCLUSION: CBN should be considered in the differential diagnosis of vulvar masses in adolescent period.
Authors:
Mustafa Yamazhan; Ibrahim Egemen Ertas; Gulsen Kandiloglu; Mehmet Ozeren
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-9-20
Journal Detail:
Title:  Archives of gynecology and obstetrics     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1432-0711     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-9-20     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  8710213     Medline TA:  Arch Gynecol Obstet     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Aegean Obstetrics and Gynaecology Education and Research Hospital, Gaziler St., No 468, 35120, Izmir, Turkey.
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