Giant Vulvar Leiomyoma: Successful Management in a Poor Setting of a Common Neoplasm in an Uncommon Site
Bang Guy Aristide, Savom Eric Patrick, Missi Amanda Marlene, Metogo Ntsama Junie Annick and Essomba Arthur
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: December 01, 2016
In clinical practice, leiomyoma of the vulva are infrequent and rarely encountered. We report the case of a 36-year-old Cameroonian with a 10-year history of a left labia majora swelling. After evaluating history and clinical examination, a decision of excision of this tumor was taken. Intraoperatively, the mass was well circumscribed with a weight of 480 g. The cosmetic result was good. Histopathology confirmed the diagnosis of vulvar leiomyoma....
Hydrops Fetalis Associated with Congenital Cytoplasmic Body Myopathy
Yuki Kodama, Hiroshi Sameshima, Masatoki Kaneko, Hideki Kawaguchi, Tomoaki Ikeda and Tsuyomu Ikenoue
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: November 26, 2016
A 27-year-old, gravida 3, para 1 Japanese woman was transferred to our hospital because of fetal pleural effusion and polyhydroamnios at 33 weeks of gestation. She had a family history of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis in her maternal uncle. Her first child, a 3-year-old boy, was healthy. The pregnancy had been uneventful until 33 weeks, when the patient noticed the fetus was less active than before. On admission, the fetus had bilateral pleural effusion, ascites, and subcutaneous edema. The amni...
Challenges Diagnosing Appendiceal Neoplasms during Pregnancy
Vidya Bharati, Angeles Alvarez Secord, Thomas M Price and John Migaly
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: November 01, 2016
A 31 y.o. G1P0 at 18 weeks estimated gestational age was found to have an echogenic 7.8 cm by 3.1 cm mass adjacent to the uterine fundus during an anatomy scan. Follow-up radiology performed abdominal ultrasound was normal. Patient delivered vaginally without incident. Three years later she was diagnosed with a right complex pelvic mass identified during a saline infusion sonogram for fertility evaluation. Carcinoembryonic antigen was elevated. Laparoscopic surgery revealed appendiceal mass and ...