hyperthecosis


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hyperthecosis

 [hi″per-the-ko´sis]
hyperplasia and excessive luteinization of the cells of the inner stromal layer of the ovary.

hy·per·the·co·sis

(hī'pĕr-thē-kō'sis),
Diffuse hyperplasia of the theca cells of the graafian follicles.

hyperthecosis

/hy·per·the·co·sis/ (-the-ko´sis) hyperplasia and excessive luteinization of the cells of the inner stromal layer of the ovary.

hyperthecosis

A condition occurring in ♀, age 20-30, characterized by hyperplasia of the theca interna of a maturing ovarian follicle, often with hirsutism and amenorrhea. See Hirsutism.

hy·per·the·co·sis

(hī'pĕr-thē-kō'sis)
Diffuse hyperplasia of the thecal cells of the graafian follicles.

hyperthecosis

hyperplasia and excessive luteinization of the cells of the inner stromal layer of the ovary.
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123) Other pseudotumors with an endocrine underpinning include prostatic hyperplasias, (124,125) focal nodular hyperplasia of the liver (126) (Figure 14, A through D), ovarian stromal hyperthecosis, (127) the endometrial Arias-Stella reaction, (128) osteitis fibrosa cystica (brown tumor of hyperparathyroidism) (129,130) (Figure 15, A through D), and uterine cervical microglandular hyperplasia.

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