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Sarcoidosis: vaginal wall and vulvar involvement.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23461079     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Sarcoidosis is a non-caseous granulomatous disease which could involve numerous organs including lungs, eyes, skin, nervous system, heart, liver. However, the genitourinary tract involvement was rarely reported in sarcoidosis. We report the case of a 45-year-old married woman who presented with 2 months history of a vulval mass as large as a soybean, and did not reveal any remarkable pulmonary signs. Biopsy results showed non-caseous granulomatous inflammation consistent with sarcoidosis in the vulvar lesion. To our knowledge, this is the first reported case of this entity in the world. Based on the related literature, we highlight the possibility of gynecologic involvement in sarcoidosis.
Authors:
F Xu; Y Cheng; R Diao; X Zhou; X Wang; Y Ma; W Lv; H Shen
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Sarcoidosis, vasculitis, and diffuse lung diseases : official journal of WASOG / World Association of Sarcoidosis and Other Granulomatous Disorders     Volume:  29     ISSN:  1124-0490     ISO Abbreviation:  Sarcoidosis Vasc Diffuse Lung Dis     Publication Date:  2012 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-03-06     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9610928     Medline TA:  Sarcoidosis Vasc Diffuse Lung Dis     Country:  Italy    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  151-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, Second Affiliated Hospital, Zhejiang University School of Medicine, Hangzhou, China.
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