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Year : 2015  |  Volume : 60  |  Issue : 5  |  Page : 525

Vulval swelling: A diagnostic dilemma


Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Sri Aurobindo Institute of Medical Sciences, Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India

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Shilpa Sapre
404 - A Adarsh Multi, Doctor's Qrt, SAIMS Campus, Indore Ujjain Highway, Indore, Madya Pradesh 453 111
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DOI: 10.4103/0019-5154.164450

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Vulval swellings have always caused dilemmas in diagnosis and more so when they are huge in size. Sebaceous cysts are known to occur as a result of blocked pilo-sebaceous gland and duct or as a result of any injury to the skin. Face, neck, chest, back, scalp, and ears are known sites, however, they also occur over private parts. They are mostly asymptomatic but cause intense pain and discomfort if infected. Symptomatic cysts warrant removal.


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