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Arch Hellen Med, 35(6), November-December 2018, 809-810


Lymphangioma circumscriptum of the vulva
Clinical picture and surgical management

D. Papoutsis,1 H.K. Haefner2
1Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust, Telford, United Kingdom
2Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Michigan Center for Vulvar Diseases, Michigan Medicine, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America

Vulvar lymphangioma circumscriptum is a rare entity that may mimic many other diseases of the vulva. It presents with the non-specific symptoms of persistent vulvar itching and soreness, and the diagnosis is confirmed through vulvar biopsy. Surgical treatment has the lowest recurrence rates compared with other treatment modalities. The case is presented here of a woman diagnosed with lymphangioma circumscriptum of the vulva and its surgical management.

Key words: Lymphangioma circumscriptum, Vulva, Vulvectomy, Wide local excision.

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