Aggressive angiomyxoma of the vulva: a case report and review of literature

@article{Dierickx2008AggressiveAO,
  title={Aggressive angiomyxoma of the vulva: a case report and review of literature},
  author={Inge Dierickx and Karen Deraedt and Willy Poppe and Jasper Verguts},
  journal={Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics},
  year={2008},
  volume={277},
  pages={483-487}
}
Aggressive angiomyxoma (AA) is a rare vulvovaginal mesenchymal neoplasm with a marked tendency to local recurrence but which usually does not metastasize. We describe a case of AA in the left labium majus pudendi in a 47-year-old woman who underwent incomplete surgical excision. Follow-up 2 years later revealed no recurrence. In the past, most authors advocated wide excision even if genitourinary and digestive tract resection were necessary. These days, a less radical surgery is recommended… CONTINUE READING