Journal of Genital System & DisordersISSN: 2325-9728

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Case Report, J Genit Syst Disor Vol: 1 Issue: 4

Vulvar Abrikossoffs Tumour: Case Report and Review of the Literature

Joana Lima-Silva*, Pedro Vieira-Baptista and Jorge Beires
Gynecology and Obstetrics , Hospital de São João, Porto, Portugal
Corresponding author : Joana Lima-Silva
Alameda Professor Hermani Monteiro, 4200-319, Porto, Portugal
Tel: +351914604016
Received: August 28, 2014 Accepted: November 23, 2014 Published: November 30, 2014
Citation: Lima-Silva J, Vieira-Baptista P, Beires J (2014) Vulvar Abrikossoff’s Tumour: Case Report and Review of the Literature. J Genit Syst Disor 4:1. doi:10.4172/2325-9728.1000133


Vulvar Abrikossoff’s Tumour:Case Report and Review of the Literature

Abrikossoff’s or granular cell tumours (GCTs) are rare neoplasms, probably neurogenic in its origins. Vulvar involvement is uncommon and most are benign. Case report: A 63 year-old woman presented with a progressive growing vulvar tumour, localized in the left labium majus, noticed 4 years before. No concomitant lesions were found. Biopsy revealed a benign GCT and surgical wide excision was performed. Fresh frozen section showed disease-free surgical margins. To date,there was no evidence of recurrence.

Keywords: Granular cell tumour; Abrikossoff�s tumour; Vulva

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