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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.
Luteoma in ectopic pregnancy is a rare condition and can mimic a solid ovarian neoplasm.
Incidental pregnancy luteoma has been reported in ovary submitted for ruptured ectopic tubo ovarian pregnancy.
Resolution of luteoma usually occurs three months postpartum (9).
Pregnancy luteoma is a non-neoplastic lesion of the ovary occurring during pregnancy and is known to spontaneously regress, which begins within days after the delivery.
The ultrasonographic features of luteoma of pregnancy have been described as that of a solid mass which can be unilateral or bilateral with either single or multiple nodules.
When there is a high clinical suspicion for pregnancy luteoma, clinical monitoring and postpartum radiologic follow-up may be an appropriate management strategy to avoid unnecessary surgery.
Pregnancy luteoma represents a physiologic response during pregnancy and often regresses spontaneously in postpartum period.
They differ from pregnancy luteoma in that they are usually unilateral and solitary, as opposed to the multinodular and bilateral lesions seen in pregnancy luteoma.
Solid nodules with radiologic findings of pregnancy luteoma (solid nodules, multinodularity, and bilaterality) discovered in the second half of pregnancy have been followed clinically.
Pregnancy luteoma presenting as ovarian torsion with rupture and intra-abdominal bleeding.
Maternal luteoma ofpregnancy presenting with virilization of the female infant.