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10th Euro-Global Conference on Infectious Diseases

Rome, Italy

Nalini AR

Nalini AR

Sridevi Institute of Medical Sciences & Research Hospital, India

Title: A rare case report – Adenoid cystic carcinoma presenting as a vulval nodule


Biography: Nalini AR


Adenoid cystic carcinoma of the Bartholin’s gland is a rare malignant tumor of Female genital tract. Here is a report of a case of a 33-year-old woman, who presented with a  swelling on the right side of vulvar region for a month. It was diagnosed as Bartholin cyst and treated with antibiotics, with not much improvement in her clinical condition. Based on examination, a solid fixed painful nodule with intact mucosa was palpated on the right  side of the vulva. Histological features were compatible with adenoid cystic carcinoma. Often, such lesions are clinically misdiagnosed as cysts or inflammation. The present case was  treated as Bartholins cyst initially, the possibility of malignancy should always be considered in any female with any painful nodular lesions near the Bartholin’s glands in vulvar region.