Vascular lesions of the vulva
On the follow-up appointment, one month later, the scar was well healed and the patient had no complaints. This diagnosis should prompt further clinical study of the immune status of the patient. Vaginal arteriovenous malformations are rare entities and their most common presentation is vaginal haemorrhage. Her vaginal and cervical exams were normal. Download the original manuscript as it was published in the JDD. Austin Gynecol Case Rep.
Larger lesions are managed with local radiation therapy or systemic chemotherapy. N Engl J Med ; The AVL most prominently involves the superficial dermis but can extend into the deep dermis and the subcutaneous layer  Figure 2a,2b. The destruction of malignant lesions in the vulva may take more time to perform and has a longer wound healing process. Unfamiliarity with these types of lesions, involving the vulva, can cause confusion with other polypoid lesions on this location [ 4 , 7 — 10 ]. Close follow-up to assess recurrence is suggested.
Management of Vulvar Intraepithelial Neoplasia - ACOG
The specimen was then sent for histopathological examination. Agiokeratomas of the vulva: Irritants should also be avoided. Vulvar abnormalities have many variations in presentation. Citing articles via Google Scholar. Surgical options include excision , laser therapy, cryotherapy or electrocautery. Benign Neoplasms of the Vulva Douglas V.
A Case Report and Review of literature. Kaposi sarcoma and malignant lesions arising from angiosarcoma - These are abnormal growths associated with blood vessels that are often painful. Create a free personal account to download free article PDFs, sign up for alerts, and more. These growths are itchy and may bleed if the condition is in its advanced state. Surgical excision is curative, and no recurrences are usually observed. Fluorescence In Situ Hybridization; Gy: Furthermore, our case demonstrated some features that were always absent in AVM-like clusters of capillaries.