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Subpubic Cartilaginous Cyst: A Rare Sub-Clitoral Mass

Published:February 24, 2016DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jogc.2015.12.005
      A 75-year-old multigravid woman in good general health presented with difficulty voiding. She was found to have a mobile soft sub-clitoral mass adherent to the pubic symphysis. MRI demonstrated a well-circumscribed partially solid and cystic 3.2 cm mass with features compatible with a subpubic cartilaginous cyst
      • Alguacil-Garcia A.
      • Littman C.D.
      Subpubic cartilaginous cyst: report of two cases.
      • Kim K.E.
      • Beasley S.H.
      MRI diagnosis of subpubic cartilaginous cyst.
      • Judson P.S.
      • Ivy J.J.
      • Zwolak P.
      • Manivel J.C.
      • Clohisy D.R.
      A suspicious vulvar mass diagnosed as a subpubic cartilaginous cyst.
      (Figure 1). The mass was surgically excised, and dissection down to the periosteum of the pubic symphysis was required (Figure 2). Histopathological evaluation confirmed the diagnosis of a subpubic cartilaginous cyst.
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