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Landmark Research Journals of Medicine and Medical Sciences
April 2014 Vol. 1(1), pp. 016-019
Copyright © 2014 Landmark Research Journals
Interesting case of vulval lymphangiectasia following tubercular lymphadenitis
A.G.Radhika1, Himshweta1, Vijay Gandhi2, Kiran Guleria1 and Gita Radhakrishnan1
1Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, University College of Medical Sciences & Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital Delhi.
2Department of Dermatology & Venereology, University College of Medical Sciences & Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital Delhi.
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Accepted 28 March, 2014
We present an interesting case of acquired cutaneous lymphangiectasia of vulva following tubercular lymphadenitis. This was a young lady who initially had cervical lymphadenitis proven positive for tuberculosis on needle aspiration cytology and received Anti-tubercular Treatment. Soon after completion of therapy, she developed large oozing lesions on the vulva. There was initial diagnostic dilemma which was cleared on biopsy which confirmed acquired lymphangiectasis. Her symptoms were finally relieved with simple vulvectomy and she was doing well in two years of follow up. She had also conceived her second pregnancy by the end of second year of follow up.
Keywords: Acquired vulval lymphangiectasia, vulval lymphangiectasia, Tuberculosis.