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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Detection of ovarian Sertoli-Leydig cell tumors exclusively by color Doppler sonography
Author: Franzin, CMO
Kraft, ML
Faundes, D
Zeferino, LC
Alvarenga, M
Marussi, EF
Abstract: Sertoli-Leydig cell tumors account for less than 0.5% of all ovarian cancers. Here we report the case of a 64-year-old patient who had previously undergone left oophorectomy. She underwent a pelvic scan because of lower abdominal pain. Transvaginal sonography showed a right ovary with normal gray scale images. Color Doppler sonography showed intense blood flow inside the gonad, with a low resistive index. After laparoscopic removal of this ovary, histologic examination revealed an intermediately differentiated Sertoli-Leydig cell tumor. Our findings suggest that intensely vascularized ovaries in postmenopausal patients should be closely followed, and histologic evaluation should be considered if these characteristics persist, even in normal-sized gonads.
Country: EUA
Editor: Amer Inst Ultrasound Medicine
Rights: fechado
Date Issue: 2006
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