TITLE

NEUROFIBROMATOSIS DE VON RECKLINGHAUSEN: PRESENTACI�N DE UN CASO DE NEUROFIBROMA VAGINAL Y REVISI�N DE LA LITERATURA

AUTHOR(S)
Marcela Celis-Am�rtegui, Luz; Andr�s Romero-Hern�ndez, Camilo; Marcela Hern�ndez-Gordillo, Liliana; Andrea Botero-Hern�ndez, Johana
PUB. DATE
April 2012
SOURCE
Revista Colombiana de Obstetricia y Ginecologia;abr-jun2012, Vol. 63 Issue 2, p163
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Case Study
ABSTRACT
Objective: Reviewing manifestations of neurofibromatosis presenting in the genital region, their differential diagnosis and managing lesions. Materials and methods: The case of a 63-year-old patient admitted to the Suba hospital's colposcopy and pathology of the lower genital tract service due to having a mass in the genital region is presented; the hospital is a second level complexity public institution in Bogot�, Colombia, dealing with a subsidised regime population. Physical examination revealed caf�-au-lait spots and lesions compatible with neurofibroma, thereby orientating diagnosis towards neurofibromatosis type 1. A systematic search was made of the literature in Medline- Pubmed, using the MeSH terms: neurofibromatosis, von Recklinghausen's disease, vagina, genital tract, pelvic tumour. A clinical case and review of the topic are presented. Results: 7,991 publications related to neurofibromatosis were found. Just 30 of them were related to pelvic lesions and the genitourinary tract and only 6 case reports and one case series dealt with lesions located in the lower genital tract; 12 articles reviewing the topic were selected for a description of the diagnostic generalities and criteria. Differential diagnosis included schwannoma, neuroma, myxoma, leiomyoma and fibroepithelial polyp. Conclusions: A neurofibroma being identified in the genitourinary tract is an infrequently occurring event, constituting a topic of interest for gynaecologists, paediatricians and urologists as it represents a diagnostic challenge.
ACCESSION #
82899491

Tags: CASE studies;  NEUROFIBROMATOSIS -- Case studies;  FEMALE generative organs -- Diseases;  DIAGNOSIS, Differential;  PELVIS -- Tumors

 

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