IMR Press / EJGO / Volume 35 / Issue 1 / DOI: 10.12892/ejgo24082014

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Case Report
Angiomyofibroblastoma of the vulva
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1 Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Sanda Municipal Hospital, Sanda
2 Department of Pathology, Sanda Municipal Hospital, Sanda (Japan)
Eur. J. Gynaecol. Oncol. 2014, 35(1), 77–80;
Published: 10 February 2014

Background: Angiomyofibroblastoma (AMF) is a rare benign mesenchymal neoplasm that arises in the pelviperial region. Case: A patient presented with a painless mass in the right vulva. Under the preoperative diagnosis of Bartholin cyst, she underwent a simple tumor excision. Pathological examination revealed an AMF. Immunohistochemical examination showed that tumor cells were positive for estrogen receptor, progesterone receptor, vimentin, and CD34. She has been with no evidence of local recurrence for ten months after surgery. Conclusion: AMF of the vulva is a distinctive mesenchymal tumor that is curable with a simple excision.
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