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View in Spanish: Tumor de células de Sertoli-Leydig del ovario

Sertoli-Leydig cell tumor of the ovary (ser-TOH-lee LY-dig sel TOO-merOH-vuh-ree)
A rare type of ovarian tumor in which the tumor cells secrete a male sex hormone. This may cause virilization (the appearance of male physical characteristics in females). Also called androblastoma and arrhenoblastoma.



 
 
Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.