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A RareLocation of Leiomyoma

DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2017.007

 

The Editor,

Sir,                            

A 44 years old woman presented with swelling in vulva for a year. Cause of vulvar swelling is generally Bartolins abscess or cyst(1). We must think different causes every time. It’s an interesting and rare case for about location of leiomyoma. Although leiomyoma or fibroid is found frequently in uterus it is a rare entity in vulva, ovaries, urethra and urinary bladder (2, 3). I emphasize here that such  lesions should be removed. Because malign and benign vulvar lesions have got similar apperances on physical examination(4). Hystopathologic examination is important. Deep surgical excision should be performed due to the risk of malignancy and recurrence (5) [Figure].

Accepted: 
08 Jun, 2017
Revised: 
03 May, 2017
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e-Published: 12 Jul, 2017

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