DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/2320-1770.ijrcog20212686

Vulvar hamartoma in pregnancy: a case report

Kavita Mandrelle, Sahir Bhatti, Shimul Handa, Sarah Arnestina

Abstract


Hamartoma is a benign lesion composed of various native tissues, but growing in a disorganized manner. It is not considered to be a malignant growth. It may be a diagnostic dilemma and challenge treatment options during pregnancy. We present the case of a rare vulvar hamartoma in a young pregnant woman.


Keywords


Vulvar hamartoma, Hamartoma in pregnancy

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