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A huge fibro epithelial polyp of the vulva with myxoid stroma in Tunisian nulliparous woman

 

 

Introduction: Fibroepithelial polyps are a type of mesenchymal lesion that typically occurs in women of reproductive age. These lesions can be polypoid or pedunculated and are usually solitary. They are typically asymptomatic and do not grow larger than 5 cm in diameter. However, there are few reported cases of giant fibroepithelial polyps of the vulva. In these cases, tumors cause usually symptoms including bleeding, discharge and general discomfort (with sensation of a mass).
Case Report: Here we report a painful giant fibro epithelial polyp on the left labia majora in a 47-year-old Tunisian nulliparous woman. The mass was pedunculated, firm, 10cm in diameter. It was excised and the histological examination confirmed the diagnosis of fibro epithelial polyp with myxoid stroma and abcesses.
Conclusion: The current case is characterized by huge fibro epithelial polyp of the vulva, rare disorder which may cause symptoms resulting from its size. Abcesses can be added to the main complications of these tumors such as bleeding, discharge and superficial ulceration.


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