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Granular cell tumor (GCT) is a rare neoplastic process of the skin and soft tissue. About 10% of GCTs are found in the vulva. A 27-year-old client presented to the outpatient service of our hospital with painless edematous lesions on both sides of labia majora and minora. After a thorough preoperative preparation, the patient underwent complete excision of the mass under general anesthesia. Pathologic examination and immunohistochemical study supported the diagnosis of GCT.
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Provincial Hospital Affiliated to Shandong University, 324 Jingwu Road, Jinan, 250021, Shandong, People's Republic of China.
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Name: Archives of gynecology and obstetrics
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The exclusive right, granted by law for a certain number of years, to make and dispose of copies of a literary, musical or artistic work. In the United States the copyright is granted for the life of the author plus 50 years. In the case of a joint work, it is for the life of the last joint author to die, plus 50 years. In either case the copyright runs until the end of the calendar year 50 years after the author's death. (Random House College Dictionary, rev ed; Strong, W.S.: The Copyright Book: a Practical Guide, 1981)
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