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International Journal of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology

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Print ISSN: 2522-6614, Online ISSN: 2522-6622

International Journal of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology

2021, Vol. 5, Issue 4, Part D

Case of a rare ovarian tumor: Sertoli - leydig cell tumor
Author(s): Dr. Monica Shriram Patokar and Dr. Shilpa Nitin Chaudhari
Abstract: Sertoli-Leydig cell tumors are germ cell tumor of ovaries. The cancer cells produce and release a male sex hormone which may cause the development of male physical characteristics (virilization), including facial hair and a deep voice. This type of tumor is sometimes called arrhenoblastoma of the ovary or a stromal tumor. Sertoli-Leydig cell tumors are rare tumors which account for less than 0.5% of all ovarian tumors. While they can be found in women of all age groups, they are most common in young women. Here is a case represented of a germ cell tumor in an 18year old patient and the line of management.
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Dr. Monica Shriram Patokar, Dr. Shilpa Nitin Chaudhari. Case of a rare ovarian tumor: Sertoli - leydig cell tumor. Int J Clin Obstet Gynaecol 2021;5(4):237-239. DOI: 10.33545/gynae.2021.v5.i4d.993
International Journal of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology