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Ovarian sex cord–stromal tumor, unclassified: case report of endocrinologic findings and review of the literature
  1. T. TOHYA*
  1. *Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Kumamoto Rosai Hospital, Kumamoto, Japan
  1. Address correspondence and reprint requests to: Toshimitsu Tohya, MD, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Kumamoto Rosai Hospital, Yatsushiro, Kumamoto 866-8533, Japan. Email: tohya{at}


Endocrinologic findings and a successful pregnancy in a 39-year-old woman with significant androgen excess due to a biologically active, virilizing ovarian sex cord–stromal tumor, unclassified, are described. She had secondary amenorrhea, infertility, and hirsutism. Her basal plasma testosterone level was high at 187 ng/mL (normal range: 10–85 ng/mL). Tumor resection resulted in resumption of ovulation, pregnancy, and delivery.

  • amenorrhea
  • infertility
  • prolactin
  • sex cord–stromal tumor
  • testosterone

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