Urethral masson’s tumour: a rare and puzzling entity

Lim, Pei Shan and Ng, Beng Kwang and Tan, Geok Chin and Aruku N, (2017) Urethral masson’s tumour: a rare and puzzling entity. Medicine & Health, 12 (1). pp. 118-121. ISSN 2289-5728


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Intravascular papillary endothelial hyperplasia (IPEH) or Masson’s tumour is a benign vascular proliferation that mimics other malignant vascular tumour. To date, this is the fourth case of Masson’s tumour at urethra being reported in the literature. A 65-year-old female Para 2, presented with post-menopausal bleeding. Examination revealed a 4x3x3 cm growth surrounding the urethral meatus. She underwent examination under anaesthesia and excision of the periurethral mass. Histopathological examination confirmed Masson’s tumour. Diagnosis and management of this uncommon tumour at a rare location was discussed.

Item Type:Article
Keywords:Angiosarcoma; Endothelial hyperplasia; Masson’s tumour; Urethral neoplasm; Vascular neoplasm
Journal:Medicine & Health
ID Code:11874
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Deposited On:05 Jul 2018 06:37
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