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Large Vulval Acrochordon in Postmenopausal Woman—An Uncommon Presentation: Case Report

Snehal Suresh Mulik, Debarati Bhattacharjee Acharya

Keywords : Acrochordon, Case report, Fibroepithelial polyp, Postmenopausal woman

Citation Information : Mulik SS, Acharya DB. Large Vulval Acrochordon in Postmenopausal Woman—An Uncommon Presentation: Case Report. J South Asian Feder Obs Gynae 2023; 15 (6):749-751.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10006-2335

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 04-12-2023

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2023; The Author(s).


Aim: To highlight the uncommon manifestation of acrochordon in a postmenopausal woman. Background: Acrochordons are benign mesenchymal neoplasms. They are frequently noted in women of reproductive age group. Their occurrence in postmenopausal women is rare. Case description: A 56-year-old multiparous postmenopausal woman presented with a large vulval acrochordon of size 8 cm × 7.5 cm × 7.5 cm. Total surgical excision was performed under regional anesthesia and its diagnosis was confirmed on histopathology. Conclusion: Vulvar acrochordons are uncommon. Their occurrence in a postmenopausal age group is rare. Complete surgical excision is the cure. Clinical significance: Their clinical features mimic malignancy hence histopathology is important for definitive diagnosis. Ultrasonography aids in the initial diagnosis of the lesion.

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