Document Type : Case Reports

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1 Department of Urology, Shahid Bahonar Hospital, Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Kerman, Iran

2 Department of Pathology, Pathology and Stem Cell Research Center, Faculty of Medicine, Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Kerman, Iran

Abstract

Fibroepithelial polyps of the vagina (FEPV) are rare entities which normally manifest as one or more painless polyps sometimes with symptoms such as bleeding, vaginal discharge, and discomfort regarding the size of the mass. Despite their benign nature, they can be confused with other vaginal tumors due to their abnormal histology. In this report, we present a case of a 44-year-old woman with a giant pedunculated and symptomatic polyp of the vagina with anterior vaginal wall prolapse. The treatment method included a simple local excision of the polyp and anterior vaginal compartment repair. Histopathological examination revealed a polypoid lesion covered by squamous epithelium containing a central fibrovascular core without atypia. The patient experienced an uneventful postoperative recovery, with no complication, which implies that surgery is the most effective modality for managing such tumors.

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