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Year : 2009  |  Volume : 75  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 327-328

Solitary nodule over the labia majora

1 Department of Skin and STD, J.S.S Hospital, Mysore, Karnataka, India
2 Department of Pathology, J.S.S Hospital, Mysore, Karnataka, India

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Departments of Skin and STD, JSS Hospital, Ramanuja Road, Mysore - 570 004, Karnataka
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DOI: 10.4103/0378-6323.51257

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Veeranna S, Vijaya. Solitary nodule over the labia majora. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 2009;75:327-8

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Veeranna S, Vijaya. Solitary nodule over the labia majora. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol [serial online] 2009 [cited 2020 May 28];75:327-8. Available from: http://www.ijdvl.com/text.asp?2009/75/3/327/51257

A 35-year-old woman presented with an asymptomatic solitary lesion on the labia majora for the past 6 months. The lesion started as a small swelling and gradually increased in size. There was no history of pain, itching, bleeding or discharge. On examination, there was a solitary nodule measuring 1 1 cm situated on the inner aspect of the right labia majora [Figure 1]. The surface was eroded. There was no tenderness or induration. There was no regional lymphadenopathy. Hemogram and urin-analysis was normal. Blood Venereal Disease Research Laboratory (VDRL) and HIV test results were negative. Excision biopsy was done. Histopathology findings are shown in [Figure 2],[Figure 3],[Figure 4].

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