search
for
 About Bioline  All Journals  Testimonials  Membership  News  Donations


Indian Journal of Cancer
Medknow Publications on behalf of Indian Cancer Society
ISSN: 0019-509X
EISSN: 1998-4774
Vol. 44, No. 2, 2007, pp. 87-89
Bioline Code: cn07013
Full paper language: English
Document type: Case Report
Document available free of charge

Indian Journal of Cancer, Vol. 44, No. 2, 2007, pp. 87-89

 en Aggressive angiomyxoma presenting as a vulval polyp
Srinivasan, R.; Nachiketa, Mohapatra; Saurabh, Malhotra & Sharath, Kumar J. Rao

Abstract

Aggressive angiomyxoma is a rare, locally invasive mesenchymal tumor, occurring predominantly in the pelvic-perineal region of adults and carries a high risk for local relapse and hence the need to differentiate it from the other mesenchymal tumors occurring in this region. Presentation as a pedunculated polyp, like in our case, is unusual for this rare tumor. Except for positive surgical margins, there are no clinical or histological means for predicting the tumor recurrence. A diligent long-term follow-up is mandatory. Though rare, this tumor needs to be considered in the differential diagnosis of vulval polyps.

Keywords
Aggressive angiomyxoma, polyp, vulva

 
© Copyright 2007 Indian Journal of Cancer.
Alternative site location: http://www.indianjcancer.com/

Home Faq Resources Email Bioline
© Bioline International, 1989 - 2022, Site last up-dated on 10-Dec-2021.
Site created and maintained by the Reference Center on Environmental Information, CRIA, Brazil
System hosted by the Internet Data Center of Rede Nacional de Ensino e Pesquisa, RNP, Brazil