Virilizing ovarian tumor

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Virilizing ovarian tumor

Virilizing ovarian tumor is a tumor on the ovary made up of cells that secrete excessive amounts of the male hormone androgen. This leads to symptoms of increased body and facial hair, acne, deepening of voice and baldness. This type of ovarian tumor occurs most often in perimenopausal and postmenopausal women.

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Virilizing ovarian stromal tumor in a young woman with Carney complex.
 

Author(s): J Aidan Carney, Constantine A Stratakis

Journal: Am. J. Surg. Pathol.. 2011 Oct;35(10):1592-9.

 

A woman with Carney complex presented at the age of 22 years with abdominal pain and hirsutism. As a baby, she had undergone excision of a right eyelid lesion, and at age 14 years she had undergone removal of a left lower eyelid nodule that subsequently recurred. Investigation revealed ...

Last Updated: 28 Sep 2011

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