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Vulvar lipoma is a rare tumor localization and only a few cases have been reported. The clinical characteristics of vulvar lipoma are well known. Significant signs and symptoms or complications are generally not observed; Vulvar Lipoma usually occurs just below the skin (subcutaneous. Lipomas are multilobular benign tumours of fat usually arising in the present a case of a large vulvar lipoma in a year old woman.

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Large Vulvar Lipoma in an Adolescent: A Case Report

We present these cases, discuss the clinical features and current management options available for this vulvar pathology, and emphasise the need vluvar histopathological evaluation of all excised lesions, where facilities allow. Large vulvar lipoma in an adolescent: They appear as ill-defined, well-demarcated, or pedunculated masses that are nonadherent to the overlying skin. A yr-old woman, a Tae Kwon Do practitioner, presented to our hospital complaining of a soft, movable mass in the right labia majora Fig.

Both cases had no prior history of vulvar trauma or discharge from the masses. J Korean Med Sci. A year-old para1 woman lipkma referred to our centre with a slow-growing left vulvar mass of a year’s duration. Lipomas are the vulvad common benign tumors of soft tissues. Their medical, obstetric and gynaecological histories were unremarkable.

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Although lipomas are the most common benign tumors in soft tissues derived from vlvar cells, for the vulva they are so rare that there are very few reports. Please review our privacy policy. National Center for Biotechnology InformationU. Vulvar lipoma is a rare tumor localization and only a few cases have been reported.

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Where the clinical diagnosis is not apparent, ultrasound, computed vulvra CT and magnetic resonance imaging MRI are useful in differentiating vulvar lipomas from vulvar cysts, inguinal hernias and liposarcomas. She was the second child, and her mother had had a threatened abortion in her ninth week of pregnancy.

The largest dimension of the mass measured 6cm. However, one of the most commonly implicated etiologic factors is trauma 7. To our knowledge, this is the first case of a conventional vulvar lipoma reported in an adolescent. We speculate that the lipoma in this patient arose from chronic intermittent irritation of the soft tissue in the vulva caused by kicking.

Vulvar lipomas need to be differentiated from liposarcomas, which develop rarely but are very similar to lipomas clinically 9. Large lipoma of the vulva. Int J Sports Med.

Author information Article notes Copyright and License information Disclaimer. The most common areas for lipomas, the most common benign tumor in soft tissues, are the upper back, neck, shoulder and abdomen. Vulcar patient mentioned discomforts when kicking due to the mass of the vulva. The postoperative recoveries of both patients were uneventful. Cut sections of the tumours showed lobulated yellow tissue without haemorrhage or necrosis.

The vuulvar reported herein is unusual, however, in that there was a large, pedunculated lipoma on the vulva that was present at birth. InVan Glabeke li;oma al. Support Center Support Center. Discussion Benign tumours of the vulva are usually classified according to their origin as epithelial or mesenchymal cell tumors. However, it is important to distinguish lipomas from liposarcomas. Microscopic examination revealed circumscribed benign tumours composed of mature adipocytes Figure 2 confirming the diagnosis of vulvar lipoma.

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The overlying skin seemed to be normal, but. CT scan in the level of external genitalia reveals a lipomatous mass arrow. Find articles by Seung Moon Chung.

Large Vulvar Lipoma in an Adolescent: A Case Report

Abstract Lipomas are the most common benign tumors of soft tissues. A tentative diagnosis of vulvar lipoma was made in each case. Signorini M, Campiglio GL. The clinical characteristics of vulvar lipoma are well known. The mass had grown gradually over one year.

Liposarcoma atypical lipomatous tumors of the vulva: CT scan and MRI are useful in evaluating the anatomical extensions of vulvar lipomas and differentiating them from liposarcomas. Benign tumours of the vulva are usually classified according to their origin as epithelial or mesenchymal cell tumors. Lipomas usually present as single or multiple slowly growing, painless and mobile soft tissue swelling with a characteristic doughy feel.

Get free access to newly published articles. We are grateful to the women for giving consent for their case records to be published. Vulvar lipomas must be differentiated from liposarcomas, which demonstrate very similar clinical and imaging profiles.

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