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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

Sertoli-Leydig cell tumor

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

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

Sertoli-Leydig cell tumor
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

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.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005
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Also known as androblastomas and arrhenoblastomas, these rare lesions represent <0.5% of all ovarian tumors.