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WHO Classification of Tumours
Thecoma, luteinized
Ovary


Definition

A variant of ovarian thecoma characterized by the presence of lutein cells. It is associated with a lower frequency of estrogenic manifestations compared to typical thymomas. In a minority of cases androgenic manifestations are present. It may also be associated with sclerosing peritonitis which presents with ascites and symptoms of bowel obstruction.