A case of angiomyofibroblastoma of the vulva

Osamu Honda, K. Kojima, H. Sakamoto, H. Yamamoto, Y. Takahashi, K. Taguchi, S. Norikane, S. Kanazawa

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Abstract

We reported a case of angiomyofibroblastoma of the vulva in a middle-aged woman. On T2-weighted MR images, a well-demarcated hyperintense mass was shown and it was enhanced strongly except a part after gadolinium contrast. The mass was resected and the histopathological diagnosis was angiomyofibroblastoma. MR images reflected the edematous stroma and many small blood vessels in the tumor. When a more homogeneous mass of the vulva with strong enhancement is detected on MRI, the radiologist should suggest a possibility of angiomyofibroblastoma.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)591-595
Number of pages5
JournalJapanese Journal of Clinical Radiology
Volume53
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - May 5 2008

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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    Honda, O., Kojima, K., Sakamoto, H., Yamamoto, H., Takahashi, Y., Taguchi, K., Norikane, S., & Kanazawa, S. (2008). A case of angiomyofibroblastoma of the vulva. Japanese Journal of Clinical Radiology, 53(4), 591-595.