Giant Tumor of Vulva: Vulvar Myxoid Leiomyoma—A Rare Entity

  • Pabashi Poddar
  • Shilpa M. PatelEmail author
  • Ruchi S. Arora
  • Priti Trivedi
  • Vikas Warikoo
Case report


Vulvar myxoid leiomyoma are very rare soft tissue tumors of vulva with less than 50 cases being reported in the literature. They are usually misdiagnosed as Bartholin’s cyst; however, it is important that they are diagnosed correctly owing to their ability to recur and metastasize. We present a case of a young multiparous woman, with a slowly progressive perineal swelling who was operated and diagnosed as a case of vulvar myxoid leiomyoma.


Myxoid leiomyoma Aggressive angiomyxoma Leiomyosarcoma 


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The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Pabashi Poddar
    • 1
  • Shilpa M. Patel
    • 1
    Email author
  • Ruchi S. Arora
    • 1
  • Priti Trivedi
    • 2
  • Vikas Warikoo
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Gynecologic OncologyGujarat Cancer and Research InstituteAhmedabadIndia
  2. 2.Department of PathologyGujarat Cancer and Research InstituteAhmedabadIndia
  3. 3.Department of Surgical OncologyGujarat Cancer and Research InstituteAhmedabadIndia

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