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Vulvar leiomyosarcoma in pregnancy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2301486     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
To our knowledge, this is the first case of vulvar leiomyosarcoma occurring during pregnancy to be reported. The neoplasm was resected immediately after a term vaginal delivery. A wide local excision of the vulva with bilateral superficial inguinal node sampling was performed 6 weeks post partum. Four previous cases of vulvar sarcoma occurring in pregnancy are reviewed. The need to perform biopsy of vulvar lesions during pregnancy is emphasized.
Authors:
J A Kuller; P K Zucker; T C Peng
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  American journal of obstetrics and gynecology     Volume:  162     ISSN:  0002-9378     ISO Abbreviation:  Am. J. Obstet. Gynecol.     Publication Date:  1990 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1990-03-13     Completed Date:  1990-03-13     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370476     Medline TA:  Am J Obstet Gynecol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  164-6     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adolescent
Female
Humans
Leiomyosarcoma / pathology*,  surgery
Pregnancy
Pregnancy Complications, Neoplastic*
Vulvar Neoplasms / pathology*,  surgery

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