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J Gynecol Oncol. 2008 Sep;19(3):202-4. doi: 10.3802/jgo.2008.19.3.202. Epub 2008 Sep 30.

A case of epithelioid sarcoma arising in the vulva.

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  • 1Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine, Catholic University of Daegu, Daegu, Korea.

Abstract

Epithelioid sarcoma of vulva is extremely rare. Only 20 cases have been reported in the literature so far. Early diagnosis is difficult because of its benign appearance as a painless subcutaneous nodule. Therefore treatment can be delayed, although epithelioid sarcoma requires prompt surgery. We report a case of epithelioid sarcoma that occurred in the left vulva with a brief review of literature.

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Epithelioid sarcoma; Treatment; Vulva

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