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June 1929

LYMPHANGIECTATIC CYST OF THE LEFT LABIUM MINUS: REPORT OF A CASE

Author Affiliations

PORTLAND, ORE.

Arch Derm Syphilol. 1929;19(6):945-953. doi:10.1001/archderm.1929.02380240080008
Abstract

Cysts of the vagina are by no means uncommon. The presence of a congenital benign cystic neoplasm in the labium minus, however, is unusual and interesting. The American literature contains a dearth of such reported cases. Dr. Fredrick J. Taussig1 stated that, "Neoplastic cysts of the vulva are extremely rare." Included in this statement are such rare conditions as tumors of the sweat glands, mucous cysts, papillary cystomas and epidermoid inclusion cysts. It is because of the extreme scarcity of reports of lymphangiomas or lymphangiectasis in this location that we feel justified in presenting a case of this sort, which has recently come under our notice.

REPORT OF CASE 

History.—  A white girl, aged 17, about five months in her first pregnancy, was seen in October, 1927. In the course of a routine examination an unusual prominence of the labia minora was noted. Close inspection showed a cystic growth

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