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A distinctive vulval fibroma of so-called prepubertal type in a postmenopausal patient.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17405983     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The case of a 65-year-old female patient who has had a large right vulval mass for over 30 years is reported here. The mass was excised, but the hypocellular mesenchymal tumour was difficult to classify histologically. On further specialist assessment, it was found to be identical to the recently recognised distinctive prepubertal vulval fibroma. These are very rarely reported in children, and till now, has never been reported in an adult.
O O Ajibona; C J Richards; Q Davies
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of clinical pathology     Volume:  60     ISSN:  0021-9746     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Clin. Pathol.     Publication Date:  2007 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-04-04     Completed Date:  2007-05-08     Revised Date:  2010-09-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0376601     Medline TA:  J Clin Pathol     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  437-8     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University Hospitals of Leicester, Leicester, UK.
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MeSH Terms
Diagnosis, Differential
Fibroma / pathology*
Vulvar Neoplasms / pathology*

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