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Aggressive angiomyxoma presenting as huge broad ligament tumor- A rare case report

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Int J Med Res Health Sci. |

Authors: Krishna Mandade, Kashika singh, Aptulkar, Angarkar, Bhavthankar DP
Int J Med Res Health Sci. 2014;3(1):186-189 |  DOI:10.5958/j.2319-5886.3.1.038

ABSTRACT

Aggressive angiomyxoma was first described in 1983 by Steeper and Rosai, and fewer than 150 cases have been reported in the world medical literature. Aggressive angiomyxoma is a rare mesenchymal tumor occurring predominantly in the pelvic-perineal region of females of age group 30 to 50 yrs. These tumors are benign and often reach too large dimensions before becoming clinically symptomatic. We report such a case presented as broad ligament tumor, a very unusual presentation. Patient underwent laprotomy and tumor was successfully excised.

Keywords: Aggressive angiomyxoma, Pouch of Douglas.

 

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