Table of Contents Author Guidelines Submit a Manuscript
Case Reports in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 183725, 4 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/183725
Case Report

Aggressive Angiomyxoma of the Vulva: A Précis for Primary Care Providers

1Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University, 325 N State of Franklin Road, Johnson City, TN 37604, USA
2Department of Pathology, Quillen College of Medicine, Box 70568, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN 37614, USA

Received 30 June 2013; Accepted 21 July 2013

Academic Editors: J. C. Canterino, J. P. Geisler, E. F. C. Murta, K. Nasu, and A. Semczuk

Copyright © 2013 R. Elkattah et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Linked References

  1. T. A. Steeper and J. Rosai, “Aggressive angiomyxoma of the female pelvis and perineum. Report of nine cases of a distinctive type of gynecologic soft-tissue neoplasm,” American Journal of Surgical Pathology, vol. 7, no. 5, pp. 463–475, 1983. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  2. K. Dahiya, S. Jain, N. Duhan, S. Nanda, and P. Kundu, “Aggressive angiomyxoma of vulva and vagina: a series of three cases and review of literature,” Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics, vol. 283, no. 5, pp. 1145–1148, 2011. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  3. I. Dierickx, K. Deraedt, W. Poppe, and J. Verguts, “Aggressive angiomyxoma of the vulva: a case report and review of literature,” Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics, vol. 277, no. 6, pp. 483–487, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  4. G. Kiran, S. Yancar, H. Sayar, H. Kiran, A. Coskun, and D. C. Arikan, “Late recurrence of aggressive angiomyxoma of the vulva,” Journal of Lower Genital Tract Disease, vol. 17, no. 1, pp. 85–87, 2013. View at Google Scholar
  5. S. Blandamura, J. Cruz, L. F. Vergara, I. M. Puerto, and V. Ninfo, “Aggressive angiomyxoma: a second case of metastasis with patient's death,” Human Pathology, vol. 34, no. 10, pp. 1072–1074, 2003. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  6. M. R. Nucci and C. D. M. Fletcher, “Vulvovaginal soft tissue tumours: update and review,” Histopathology, vol. 36, no. 2, pp. 97–108, 2000. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  7. J. I. Abu, W. M. Bamford, G. Malin, L. Brown, Q. Davies, and D. Ireland, “Aggressive angiomyxoma of the perineum,” International Journal of Gynecological Cancer, vol. 15, no. 6, pp. 1097–1100, 2005. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  8. N. X. Sun and W. Li, “Aggressive angiomyxoma of the vulva: case report and literature review,” Journal of International Medical Research, vol. 38, no. 4, pp. 1547–1552, 2010. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  9. L. R. Begin, P. B. Clement, and M. E. Kirk, “Aggresive angiomyxoma of pelvic soft parts: a clinicopathologic study of nine cases,” Human Pathology, vol. 16, no. 6, pp. 621–628, 1985. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  10. E. K. Outwater, B. E. Marchetto, B. J. Wagner, and E. S. Siegelman, “Aggressive angiomyxoma: findings on CT and MR imaging,” American Journal of Roentgenology, vol. 172, no. 2, pp. 435–438, 1999. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  11. I. M. Chan, E. Hon, S. W. Ngai, T. Y. Ng, and L. C. Wong, “Aggressive angiomyxoma in females: is radical resection the only option?” Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica, vol. 79, no. 3, pp. 216–220, 2000. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  12. B. A. Fine, A. K. Munoz, C. E. Litz, and D. M. Gershenson, “Primary medical management of recurrent aggressive angiomyxoma of the vulva with a gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonist,” Gynecologic Oncology, vol. 81, no. 1, pp. 120–122, 2001. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  13. T. Güngör, S. Zengeroǧlu, A. Kaleli, and G. M. Kuzey, “Aggressive angiomyxoma of the vulva and vagina—a common problem: misdiagnosis,” European Journal of Obstetrics Gynecology and Reproductive Biology, vol. 112, no. 1, pp. 114–116, 2004. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  14. K. Dragoumis, A. Drevelengas, K. Chatzigeorgiou et al., “Aggressive angiomyxoma of the vulva extending into the pelvis: report of two cases,” Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Research, vol. 31, no. 4, pp. 310–313, 2005. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  15. I. J. M. Han-Geurts, A. N. van Geel, L. van Doorn, M. D. B. M. den Bakker, A. M. M. Eggermont, and C. Verhoef, “Aggressive angiomyxoma: multimodality treatments can avoid mutilating surgery,” European Journal of Surgical Oncology, vol. 32, no. 10, pp. 1217–1221, 2006. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus