IMR Press / EJGO / Volume 26 / Issue 5 / pii/2005237

European Journal of Gynaecological Oncology (EJGO) is published by IMR Press from Volume 40 Issue 1 (2019). Previous articles were published by another publisher on a subscription basis, and they are hosted by IMR Press on as a courtesy and upon agreement with S.O.G.

Case Report

Leiomyosarcoma of the Vulva: a case report

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1 Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Patras University Hospital, Rion (Greece)
2 Department of Pathology, Patras University Hospital, Rion (Greece)
Eur. J. Gynaecol. Oncol. 2005, 26(5), 577–578;
Published: 10 October 2005

Primary sarcoma of the vulva is a rare tumor. Leiomyosarcoma is the most common histologic variant of vulvar sarcoma. The patient, a 55-year-old, gravida 4, para 2 postmenopausal Greek woman, presented with a 5-year history of progressive enlargement of the right labia majora. On vaginal examination there was a 8 x 9 cm raised, ulcerated and irregular mass of the right labia majora. Despite surgery, the patient died six months later because of multiple metastases.

Vulvar leiomyosarcoma
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