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Pedunculated angiomyxoma of the vulva - a rare clinical entity.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16449849     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
BACKGROUND: Aggressive angiomyxoma is an uncommon mesenchymal tumor that preferentially involves the pelvic and perineal regions of females. Since its initial description in 1983, approximately 65 cases have been reported in the English literature.
CASE: A 33-year-old parous woman with a slow growing pedunculated soft tissue tumour of the vulva which later underwent surface ulceration. Pathological findings in the case were suggestive of an aggressive angiomyxoma, a distinctive soft tissue non-malignant tumour, which could, at times be locally aggressive.
S Dash; R T Awasthi; K Bandana
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Kathmandu University medical journal (KUMJ)     Volume:  3     ISSN:  1812-2027     ISO Abbreviation:  Kathmandu Univ Med J (KUMJ)     Publication Date:    2005 Oct-Dec
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-02-01     Completed Date:  2007-03-22     Revised Date:  2013-05-20    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101215359     Medline TA:  Kathmandu Univ Med J (KUMJ)     Country:  Nepal    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  423-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of OBG, Manipal Teaching Hospital, Pokhara, Nepal.
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MeSH Terms
Myxoma / pathology*
Skin Neoplasms / pathology*
Vulvar Neoplasms / pathology*

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