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Korean Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology 2012;55(8):586-589.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.5468/KJOG.2012.55.8.586    Published online August 17, 2012.
Primary epithelioid hemangioendothelioma arising at vulva: A case report.
Hyun Seung Lee, Ji Hyun Ahn, Mun Hwi Lee
1Department of Pathology, Yangji General Hospital, Seoul, Korea. laghonda@naver.com
2Department of Pathology, Cheju Halla General Hospital, Jeju, Korea.
3Department of Gynecology, Cheju Halla General Hospital, Jeju, Korea.
Abstract
Vulvar epithelioid hemangioendothelioma as primary site is extremely rare tumor that may be confused with other mesenchymal tumors due to their rarity and its histologic features. We report a case of 46-year-old woman who presented to hospital with left vulvar mass. The mass was located in subcutaneous area of vulva, and well marginated contrast enhanced on radiologic examination. Local excision was performed. After surgery, she has remained free of disease without recurrence for 6 months. Here we report a case of primary vulvar epithelioid hemangioendothelioma as very rare site and this is the first case in Korea.
Key Words: Epithelioid hemangioendothelioma, Vulvar neoplasm, Sarcoma


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