Benign or malignant neoplasms of the vagina are uncommon. The frequency of benign lesions ranges from rare to very rare. Neoplasms that may develop in other locations within the genital tract may also be found in the vagina. Most vaginal tumors produce no symptoms until significant size is reached. Symptoms and signs may include a sensation of pressure, dyspareunia, obstruction of the vagina or urethra, or vaginal bleeding.
Angiomyofibroblastoma AMFB is a rare, benign, mesenchymal cell tumour which presents as a slow-growing mass. It is histologically diagnosed by the presence of stromal cells intermingled with small blood vessels. It is morphologically similar to cellular angiofibroma and aggressive angiomyxoma, the latter of which is locally invasive and has a possibility of metastasis and a high risk of local recurrence. There is one reported case of an AMFB undergoing sarcomatous transformation. Case Report. We report a case of a multiparous, year-old woman with an anterior vaginal mass which was inappropriately treated as a vaginal prolapse prior to definitive surgical management. This is only the second reported case of an AMFB presenting as a prolapsing mass.
The vagina also called the "birth canal," is a 3 — 4-inch hollow tube that runs from the vulva outside genitalia up to the cervix the lower part of the uterus, or womb. The walls of the vagina are often in a "closed" or collapsed position, but are able to widen during sex or delivery of a baby. Vaginal cancer is an abnormal growth of malignant cancerous cells in the vagina.
Vaginal tumors are neoplasms tumors found in the vagina. They can be benign or malignant. Vaginal cancers arise from vaginal tissue, with vaginal sarcomas develop from bone , cartilage , fat , muscle , blood vessels or other connective or supportive tissue. Signs and symptoms may include a feeling of pressure, painful intercourse or bleeding.