locally invasive, but nonmetastasizing tumor of genital organs in young women.
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Aggressive AngiomyxomaA rare, locally aggressive, non-metastasising tumour of the vulva, vagina, pelvis and/or perineum, usually of pre-menopausal women. In the vulva, it presents as a firm, rubbery subcutaneous mass, often near Bartholin’s gland, and may be misdiagnosed as a Bartholin’s gland cyst.
Management Wide local excision without lymphadenectomy.
Prognosis Late recurrence occurs in 35–72%; no metastases have been reported.
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ag·gres·sive an·gi·o·myx·o·ma(ă-gres'iv an'jē-ō-miks-ō'mă)
Locally invasive, but nonmetastasizing tumor of genital organs in young women.
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