arrhenoblastoma


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Related to arrhenoblastoma: dysgerminoma, androblastoma
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ar·rhe·no·blas·to·ma

n. arrenoblastoma, tumor ovárico.
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These neoplasms (Figures 8, D through F; 9, A through F; and 10, A through F), arguably the most fascinating in the entire sex cord family, receive their own chapter in Morris and Scully" and indeed, to the best of my knowledge, it was that work that popularized the descriptive designation Sertoli-Leydig cell tumor rather than arrhenoblastoma as was usually used in the literature as of that date.
A neoplastic enlargement of the ovary can be caused either by tumoural changes of follicle or corpus luteum components (granulosa-theca cell tumour, teratoma, dysgerminoma, cystadenoma, cystadenocarcinoma, arrhenoblastoma), or of mesodermal tissue (fibroma, leiomyoma) or the condition can develop after metastasis (lymphoma, melanoma) (Bosu and Smith 1992, Chassy et al., 2002, Westermann et al., 2003, McCue et al., 2006, Schlafer and Miller 2007, Vanhaesebrouck et al., 2010).
(1) Initially, these tumors were called "arrhenoblastoma" or "androblastoma." Because many of them are nonfunctioning and some are estrogenic, the morphologic designation "Sertoli-Leydig cell tumor" is more appropriate.