Pseudosarcoma botryoides of the vagina in pregnancy

Published on Apr 1, 1982in Gynecologic Oncology4.623
· DOI :10.1016/0090-8258(82)90032-4
A.G. O'Quinn1
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(University of Texas System),
Creighton L. Edwards8
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(University of Texas System),
H.S. Gallager1
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(University of Texas System)
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Abstract
Abstract Polypoid masses that protrude into the vaginal canal always raise the suspicion of sarcoma botryoides. It is our purpose to report a case of the benign vaginal polypoid lesion, pseudosarcoma botryoides, and to review the literature concerning this lesion. Hormonal milieu appears to play a role in their etiology. The criteria for distinguishing benign vaginal polyp from sarcoma botryoides and mixed mesodermal sarcoma are discussed.
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