Vulvar Smooth Muscle Tumours: Case Series and Review of LiteratureCorrespondence Address :
Dr. Banashree Nath,
Research Scientist, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, VMMC and Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi, India.
Smooth muscle tumours are rare in vulva. Here we discuss three cases all presenting with vulvar mass but with different clinical features. The first patient was 26-year-old primigravida at 18 weeks gestation with vulvar mass in the region of bartholin gland. The second patient was 31-year-old presenting at term pregnancy in labour and with vulvar mass. The third patient was 38-year-old para 3 woman with complaints of pain, ulceration of a gradually growing mass in vulva for the last eight months. Local excision was done in first and second patient and wide local excision in third patient with good postoperative recovery and no recurrence till date. The aim of reporting these cases is to emphasise the need of having high clinical suspicion of vulvar smooth muscle tumours in any woman presenting with vulvar mass to avoid missing out on malignant ones and provide the best prognosis to patients.
Leiomyoma, Leiomyosarcoma, Vulvar mass
Banashree Nath, Harsha S Gaikwad, Nandini Rajamani, Minakshi Chouhan, Manjula Sharma, Sonam Topden. VULVAR SMOOTH MUSCLE TUMOURS: CASE SERIES AND REVIEW OF LITERATURE. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research [serial online] 2019 June [cited: 2019 Jun 21 ]; 13:QR01-QR04. Available from
Date of Submission: Mar 09, 2019
Date of Peer Review: Apr 03, 2019
Date of Acceptance: May 11, 2019
Date of Publishing: Jun 01, 2019
FINANCIAL OR OTHER COMPETING INTERESTS: None.
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