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Primary adenoid cystic carcinoma of sweat glands in vulva: Report of an unusual case and review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21651649     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Adenoid cystic carcinoma arising from the vulvar sweat glands is a rare malignancy of the female genital tract. We report a case of adenoid cystic carcinoma of sweat glands occurring in the left labia majora of a 52-year-old female patient. The patient underwent radical hemivulvectomy and left inguinal lymph node dissection with negative surgical margins and negative inguinal lymph node metastasis. Then, four episodes of combined chemotherapy without further radiotherapy were given. However, the tumor recurred after 3 months. Currently, the patient has been followed up for 2 years with no distant metastasis. According to our experience, although the tumor has a high tendency of local recurrence after resection, an acceptable survival time of the patient can be achieved with primary surgery.
Authors:
Qiong-Lan Tang; Xue-Feng Jiang; Zhong-Qiu Lin; Hai-Gang Li; Yong-An Wang; Xin Luo
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-6-9
Journal Detail:
Title:  The journal of obstetrics and gynaecology research     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1341-8076     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-6-9     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9612761     Medline TA:  J Obstet Gynaecol Res     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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© 2011 The Authors. Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Research © 2011 Japan Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
Affiliation:
Departments of Pathology Obstetrics and Gynecology, the Second Affiliated Hospital of Sun Yat-sen University Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Medical Image Center, the First Affiliated Hospital of Jinan University, Guangzhou, China.
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