Cellular angiofibroma (CAF) is a rare, site-specific, benign mesenchymal tumour affecting both women and men in the genitourinary region. The tumour usually presents as a small, asymptomatic lesion involving the vulvovaginal regions in women and inguinoscrotal regions in men. We report the case of a 38-year-old woman presenting with a painless mass in the vulval region, especially on the right side of urethral meatus for 8 years with progressively increasing lower abdominal discomfort. A simple excision was performed. The diagnosis of CAF was confirmed histopathologically.
- urinary and genital tract disorders
- urological cancer
- vulvovaginal disorders
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Contributors PK, SS, SJ: conception, design, analysis and interpretation of data. SJ: drafting the article. PK and SS: revising it critically for important intellectual content. PK: final approval of the version to be published. AK: reported the pathology and the immunohistochemistry slides and segment. All authors read and approved the final manuscript.
Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.
Competing interests None declared.
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