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CASE REPORT
Year : 2015  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 160-163

Synovial sarcoma vulva: A case report


Department of Gynaecology and Obstetrics unit 2 Jinnah Hospital Lahore, Pakistan

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Huma Sheik
MRCOG Part2 trainee
Pakistan
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.5530/ami.2015.1.28

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Introduction: Contrary to its name, synovial sarcoma does not arise from the synovial membrane but from multi-potent stem cells and can present in any part of the body. Very few cases of vulval synovial sarcoma have been reported in the literature; we report on such a presentation. These tumors can present as painless lumps, which must be completely excised to give the best prognosis. Therefore the diagnosis of synovial sarcoma should always be kept in mind in the management of vulval masses, especially in young patients.


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