Labial sarcoma

Case contributed by Dr Ian Bickle


Teenager with large labial mass. Delayed presentation.

Patient Data

Age: 16
Gender: Female

Huge superficial mass centered on the right side of the introitus, measuring 19 x 17 cm. The mass is heterogeneous with prominent vasculature along with superficial vascular dilatation along the right lateral aspect. No extension into the peritoneal cavity.

The solid organs normal. No para-aortic iliac or inguinal lymphadenopathy.


Large superficial introitus mass – soft tissue sarcoma would be high on the list of differential diagnoses.

Case Discussion

A recognized condition in an uncommon location with an advanced presentation. This turned out to be a histologically proven labial sarcoma.  

Patients may present late to medical attention for numerous reasons, including fear, social factors, health care availability, or embarrassment. 

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Case information

rID: 45086
Published: 23rd May 2016
Last edited: 23rd May 2016
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