Vaginal brenner tumor

Ruthy Shaco-Levy, Daniel Benharroch

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    Extraovarian Brenner tumors are extremely rare. We report a case of vaginal Brenner tumor occurring in an 84-year-old woman. The tumor presented with vulvar irritation and soreness and consisted of a 1.8-cm polypoid mass arising from the lower third of the vagina. Microscopically, it had all the 3 components-urothelial islands, glands, and fibrous stroma-characteristic of a Brenner tumor. We suggest that vaginal Brenner tumors arise from a metaplastic process within the mullerian epithelium.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)238-241
    Number of pages4
    JournalInternational Journal of Gynecological Pathology
    Issue number2
    StatePublished - 1 Mar 2013


    • Brenner tumor
    • Mullerian epithelium
    • Vagina

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Pathology and Forensic Medicine
    • Obstetrics and Gynecology


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