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Title: Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma of the Bartholin's Gland: A Diagnostic Dilemma
Authors: Leow, Jerome B Y ;Thachil, Thanuja ;Lo, C.C.W.;Naing, K.;Jaaback, K.
Affliation: Central Coast Local Health District
Gosford Hospital
The University of Newcastle
Issue Date: Aug-2019
Source: 2019:1784949
Journal title: Case Reports in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Department: Central Coast Cancer Centre
Abstract: Adenoid cystic carcinomas of the Bartholin's gland are extremely rare and are often misdiagnosed. There are currently no definite treatment guidelines. This article describes the case of a 33-year-old female who was managed at our centre for adenoid cystic carcinoma of the Bartholin's gland. She presented with a prolonged history of a vulvar lesion which was eventually diagnosed as adenoid cystic carcinoma of the Bartholin's gland. She was subsequently treated with wide local excision of the primary and inguinal lymph node dissection followed by adjuvant radiotherapy and chemotherapy. She had gross perineural invasion on MRI imaging. The present case highlights the diagnostic dilemma in this extremely rare cancer and the literature further explores the natural history and treatment options.
URI: https://elibrary.cclhd.health.nsw.gov.au/cclhdjspui/handle/1/1663
DOI: 10.1155/2019/1784949
Pubmed: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31531253
ISSN: 2090-6692
Publicaton type: Journal Article
Keywords: Gynaecology
Gynecology
Study or Trial: Case Series and Case Reports
Appears in Collections:Oncology / Cancer

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