arrhenoblastoma


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Related to arrhenoblastoma: dysgerminoma, androblastoma

arrhenoblastoma

 [ah-re″no-blas-to´mah]
a rare ovarian tumor that secretes male hormones and causes virilization.

Sertoli-Leydig cell tumor

(sĕr-tō'lē lī'dig),
an ovarian tumor composed of Sertoli and Leydig cells; may secrete androgens.

arrhenoblastoma

/ar·rhe·no·blas·to·ma/ (ah-re″no-blas-to´mah) a neoplasm of the ovary, sometimes causing defeminization and virilization.

arrhenoblastoma

[erē′nōblastō′mə]
Etymology: Gk, arrhen, male, blastos, germ, oma, tumor
an ovarian neoplasm whose cells mimic those in testicular tubules and secrete male sex hormone, causing virilization in females. Also called andreioma, andreoblastoma, androma, arrhenoma, Sertoli-Leydig cell tumor.
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Arrhenoblastoma

arrhenoblastoma

An older term for a gonadal tumour, which includes:
(1) Sex cord tumour;
(2) Sertoli cell tumour;
(3) Sertoli-Leydig cell tumour.

arrhenoblastoma

Sertoli-Leydig cell tumor

ar·rhe·no·blas·to·ma

(ă-rē'nō-blas-tō'mă)
A rare ovarian tumor that produces masculinization and often contains tubules and luteinized cells.
Synonym(s): androblastoma (2) , gynandroblastoma (1) .
[G. arrhēn, male, + blastos, germ, + -ōma, tumor]

arrhenoblastoma

A tumour of the ovary which secretes both male and female sex hormones and which may cause VIRILIZATION in women or children and may lead to precocious puberty. Also called an androblastoma.

arrhenoblastoma

a rare ovarian stromal tumor that sometimes causes virilization.