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luteoma

 [loo″te-o´mah]
2. nodular hyperplasia of ovarian lutein cells sometimes occurring in the last trimester of pregnancy.

lu·te·o·ma

(lū'tē-ō'mă),
An ovarian tumor of granulosa or theca-lutein cell origin, producing progesterone effects on the uterine mucosa.
Synonym(s): luteinoma

luteoma

/lu·te·o·ma/ (loo″te-o´mah)
1. a luteinized granulosa-theca cell tumor.
2. nodular hyperplasia of ovarian lutein cells sometimes occurring in the last trimester of pregnancy.

luteoma

[lo̅o̅′tē·ō′mə] pl, luteomas, luteomata
Etymology: L, luteus + Gk, oma, tumor
1 a granulosa or theca cell tumor whose cells resemble those of the corpus luteum.
2 also called pregnancy luteoma. a unilateral or bilateral nodular hyperplasia of ovarian lutein cells, occasionally developing during the last trimester of pregnancy.
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Luteoma of pregnancy

luteoma

(1) Luteoma of pregnancy, see there.
(2) Steroid cell tumour of ovary; lipid cell tumour of ovary.

luteoma

Gynecology A non-neoplastic yellow-gray mass seen in pregnancy which measures up to 20 cm in diameter; luteteomas represent hyperplasia of luteinized cells, and involute spontaneously postpartum.

lu·te·o·ma

(lū'tē-ō'mă)
An ovarian tumor of granulosa or theca-lutein cell origin, producing progesterone effects on the uterine mucosa.

luteoma

A collection of multiplied CORPUS LUTEUM cells in the ovary sometimes occurring in the last 3 months of pregnancy. The luteoma occasionally secretes male sex hormones. It is not a true tumour and regresses after the baby is born.

luteoma

1. a luteinized granulosa-theca cell tumor.
2. nodular hyperplasia of ovarian lutein cells, sometimes occurring in the last trimester of pregnancy.
References in periodicals archive ?
Pregnancy luteoma is a rare condition of ovary that is preceded by pregnancy.
Resolution of luteoma usually occurs three months postpartum (9).
Incidental pregnancy luteoma associated with ectopic tubo-ovarian pregnancy: evidence in favor of origin from theca interna of an atretic follicle.
Maternal luteoma of pregnancy presenting with virilization of the female infant.
Prenatal diagnosis of female pseudohermaphroditism associated with bilateral luteoma of pregnancy: case report.
Luteoma of pregnancy: sonographic findings in two cases.
Luteoma of pregnancy presenting with massive ascites and markedly elevated CA 125.
Maternal and female fetal virilization caused by pregnancy luteomas.
Several such entities are discussed in this review, including microglandular hyperplasia of the cervix mimicking well-differentiated endometrial and endocervical adenocarcinoma, reactive epithelial changes in the fallopian tubes mimicking adenocarcinoma or carcinoma in situ, atypical and hyperplastic changes in endometriosis, and pregnancy changes in the ovary including pregnancy luteoma and large solitary luteinized follicular cyst of pregnancy and puerperium.
Two such entities that may be mistaken clinically and pathologically for neoplasms are pregnancy luteoma and solitary luteinized follicle cyst of pregnancy and the puerperium.
Pregnancy luteoma presenting as ovarian torsion with rupture and intra-abdominal bleeding.
Maternal luteoma ofpregnancy presenting with virilization of the female infant.