Pediatric Radiology

, Volume 38, Issue 8, pp 898–901 | Cite as

A case of Sertoli-Leydig cell tumour of the ovary with a multilocular cystic appearance on CT and MR imaging

  • Asako Azuma
  • Takashi Koyama
  • Yoshiki Mikami
  • Ken Tamai
  • Koji Fujimoto
  • Nobuko Morisawa
  • Fusaka Nagano
  • Shinya Yoshioka
  • Kaori Togashi
Case Report

Abstract

We present a case of Sertoli-Leydig cell tumour of the ovary in a 14-year-old girl who presented with abdominal distension. Ultrasonography showed a multilocular cystic lesion filled with finely echogenic fluid. Contrast-enhanced CT demonstrated a huge multilocular cystic mass with thickened septa. At MR imaging, the capsule of the cyst was focally thickened, showing intermediate signal intensity on T2-W images. Although extensive cyst formation of Sertoli-Leydig cell tumour is rare, this tumour should be considered in the differential diagnosis of a multilocular cystic ovarian tumour in a young female.

Keywords

Sertoli-Leydig cell tumour Sex cord-stromal tumour Ovary Neoplasm MRI Child 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Asako Azuma
    • 1
    • 5
  • Takashi Koyama
    • 2
  • Yoshiki Mikami
    • 3
  • Ken Tamai
    • 1
  • Koji Fujimoto
    • 1
  • Nobuko Morisawa
    • 1
  • Fusaka Nagano
    • 4
  • Shinya Yoshioka
    • 4
  • Kaori Togashi
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Diagnostic Imaging and Nuclear Medicine, Graduate School of MedicineKyoto UniversityKyotoJapan
  2. 2.Department of RadiologyKyoto University HospitalKyotoJapan
  3. 3.Laboratory of Anatomic PathologyKyoto University HospitalKyotoJapan
  4. 4.Department of Gynecology and ObstetricsGraduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University HospitalKyotoJapan
  5. 5.Department of RadiologyKameda Medical CenterKamogawaJapan

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