Leiomyoma of the Vulva: A Diagnostic Challenge Case Report | Chapter 17 | Innovations in Medicine and Medical Research Vol. 1

Leiomyoma of the Vulva: A Diagnostic Challenge Case Report | Chapter 17 | Innovations in Medicine and Medical Research Vol. 1

Uterine leiomyomas are common and can affect up to 30% of women older than 35 years. Despite this, leiomyomas of the vulva are rare, masquerading and usually misdiagnosed as Bartholin cyst preoperatively. These smooth muscle tumors are typically painless, solitary and well circumscribed and can affect female of any age group. We present a case of a 46-year-old female that presented to the clinic with 2-year history of right labial mass and was diagnosed as Bartholin cyst initially. The patient underwent elective excision under spinal anaesthesia and the mass was removed. The final diagnosis after microscopy result showed benign vulvar leiomyoma.

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Saad Kurdi
King Abdulaziz Medical City (KAMC), Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Abdullah S. Arafat
King Abdulaziz Medical City (KAMC), Riyadh, Saudi Arabia and King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences (KSAU-HS), Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Maysan Almegbel
King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences (KSAU-HS), Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Mayson Aladham
King Abdulaziz Medical City (KAMC), Riyadh, Saudi Arabia and King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences (KSAU-HS), Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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