A 36 Year Old woman with Angiomyofibroblastoma of the Vagina: A Case Report

Homaee, Fatemeh and Tavassoli, Fatemeh and Mirsadraee, Saadat and Sharifi, Nourieh and Shahidsales, Soodabeh and Dehghan, Parvaneh (2014) A 36 Year Old woman with Angiomyofibroblastoma of the Vagina: A Case Report. The Iranian Journal of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Infertility, 16 (86). pp. 6-8.

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Abstract

Introduction: Angiomyofibroblastoma is a rare benign tumor that its behaviors are similar to Angiomyxoma. Angiomyofibroblastoma is a soft tissue tumor that often occurs in the vulvar region of premenopausal women. The most patients represent vulvar mass that often diagnosis was confounded with Bartholin’s glandular cyst. It is important that angiomyofibroblastoma distinguish from aggressive angiomyxoma and myxofibrosarcoma. This study presents a rare case of angiomyofibroblastoma of the vagina in a 36 year old woman. Case Report: The subject of the study was a 36 year old woman who has been suffering from a nodule at the orifice of her vagina since 2005 (8 years ago). The lump has grown in the size since 2 years ago. Following the growth of tumor and experiencing discomfort during intercourse the patient consulted with a gynecologist and in the first examination visible spherical lumps based in lower region of vagina at the left and more swelling in fourchette region were observed. Tumor simple removal was done and according to the pathological reports, the removed tumor was in the form of a spherical, solid, soft tissue with light brown color. Histologic examination shows angiomyofibroblastoma. Also, in this patient no systematic or local recurrence was reported after 84 months (7 years) of tumor simple removal. Conclusion: It is important that this neoplasm may occur extra vulvar region and before middle-age and tumor simple removal is the curative treatment.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WP Gynecology
WQ Obstetrics
Divisions: Journals > Iranian J Obstetrics, Gynecology and Infertility
Depositing User: ijogi ijogi
Date Deposited: 25 Sep 2017 18:30
Last Modified: 25 Sep 2017 18:30
URI: http://eprints.mums.ac.ir/id/eprint/4442

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