Aggressive angiomyxoma (AA) was first described in 1983, and fewer than 150 cases have been reported in the world medical literature. These tumors are benign, locally infiltrative mesenchymal neoplasms with a predilection for the female pelvis and perineum and a tendency to recur. The size of AAs at presentation varies considerably; however, these tumors often achieve large dimensions before becoming clinically symptomatic. Surgical excision remains the mainstay of treatment, but whether clear, tumor-free surgical margins are necessary is controversial. We report a cohort of six patients treated surgically during the past 20 years for primary or recurrent AA. Treatment, surgical margin status, estrogen and progesterone receptor status, and outcomes are reviewed.
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