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J Lab Physicians. 2018 Apr-Jun;10(2):245-247. doi: 10.4103/JLP.JLP_179_17.

Aggressive angiomyxoma in pregnancy: A rare and commonly misdiagnosed entity.

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Department of Pathology, Sri Aurobindo Institute of Medical Sciences, Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India.


Aggressive angiomyxoma (AAM) is an uncommon mesenchymal tumor that predominantly involves the pelvis and perineum of young females. It is often clinically mistaken for more common superficial lesions such as vaginal cysts, labial cysts, and lipomas. A review of the medical literature reveals very few cases of AAM reported in pregnancy. We describe a rare case of AAM in pregnancy, clinically misdiagnosed as prolapsed cervical fibroid.


Aggressive angiomyxoma; mesenchymal tumors; pregnancy

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