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Unusually Large Skin Tag of Labium Majus

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Background: Skin tags (achrochordons, fibroepithelial polyps) are pedunculated lesions which commonly occur in areas of skin fold such as the neck, the axillae, the eyelids. Case Presentation: Herein a large achrochordon of the left labium majus is presented. Total excision of the lesion was performed and histopathology confirmed the diagnosis of achrochordon. Conclusion: Large skin tags on genitourinary region can be confused with a malignancy. Excision of these types of skin tags is recommended for pathological examination.

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Zebitay, A. , Kahramanoglu, I. , Ilhan, O. and Verit, F. (2014) Unusually Large Skin Tag of Labium Majus. Open Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 4, 699-702. doi: 10.4236/ojog.2014.412097.

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