Steroid cell ovarian tumor: A case report of an unusual condition

Authors

  • Paban Kumar Sharma Dept of Ob/Gyn, MIDAT Clinic, Lagankhel, Lalitpur
  • Sujan Joshi Pathology, MIDAT Clinic, Lagankhel, Lalitpur

Keywords:

Steroid cell tumor, lipoid tumor.

Abstract

A young girl presented with a solid pelvic tumor, was found to be steroid cell tumor of ovary, is described here
because of its rarity and its association with unexplained anemia which was spontaneously corrected after the
tumor removal.
Ovarian steroid cell tumor is known to account for approximately 0.1% of all ovarian neoplasms and is
unfortunately seen to exerts malignant potentials although its association with multiple different endocrine or
paraneoplastic changes are the main issues with affection to women of young as well.

Key words: Steroid cell tumor; lipoid tumor.

DOI: 10.3126/njog.v4i1.3334

Nepal Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
June-July 2009; 4(1): 52-54

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Sharma, P. K., & Joshi, S. (2010). Steroid cell ovarian tumor: A case report of an unusual condition. Nepal Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 4(1), 52–54. Retrieved from https://www.nepjol.info/index.php/NJOG/article/view/3334

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