Skip to main content

Virilizing Steroid Cell Tumor of the Ovary: Successful Surgical Management of an Enigma

This is a preview of subscription content, access via your institution.

Fig. 1
Fig. 2

References

  1. Young RH, Clement PB, Scully RE Sex-cord, stromal, steroid cell and germ cell tumours of the ovary. In: Mills SE, Carter D, Greenson JK, Oberman HA, Reuter V, Stoler MH (eds) Sternberg’s diagnostic, surgical pathology, 4th edn. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, pp 2579–2615

  2. Scully RE, Young RH, Clement PB (1996) Steroid cell tumors. In: Tumors of the ovary, mal-developed gonads, fallopian tube, and broad ligament. Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Washington, pp 227–238

    Google Scholar 

  3. Hayes MC, Scully RE (1987) Ovarian steroid cell tumours not otherwise specified (lipid cell tumours): a clinico pathologic analysis of 63 cases. Am J Surg Pathol 11(11):835–845

    CAS  Article  Google Scholar 

  4. Kim JS, Park SN, Lin BR (2014) Recurrent ovarian steroid cell tumor, not otherwise specified managed with debulking surgery, radiofrequency ablation, and adjuvant chemotherapy. Obstet Gynecol Sci 57(6):534–538

    Article  Google Scholar 

  5. Swain J, Sharma S, Prakash V, Agarwal NK, Singh SK (2013) Steroid cell tumor: a rare case of hirsutism in a female. Endocrinol Diabetes Metab Case Rep 2013:130030

    PubMed  PubMed Central  Google Scholar 

  6. Haji AG, Sharma S, Babu M, Vijaykumar DK, Chitrathara K (2007) Androgen secreting steroid cell tumor of the ovary in a young lactating women with acute onset of severe hyperandrogenism; a case report and review of literature. J Med Case Rep 1:182

    Article  Google Scholar 

  7. Sood N, Desai K, Chindris AM, Lewis J, Dinh TA (2016) Symptomatic ovarian steroid cell tumor not otherwise specified in a post menopausal women. Rare Tumors 8(2):6200

    Article  Google Scholar 

  8. Martin KA, Chang RJ, Ehrmann DA et al (2008) Evaluation and treatment of hirsutism in premenopausal women: an endocrine society clinical practice guideline. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 93(4):1105–1120

    CAS  Article  Google Scholar 

  9. Karlan BY, Markman MA, Eifel PJ Sex-cord stromal tumors. In: DeVita VT, Hellman S, Rosenberg SA (eds) Cancer: principles and practice of oncology, 4th edn. Lippincott Williams & Wilkinson, Philadelphia, pp 1392–1393

  10. Gershenson DM, Copeland LJ, Kavanaugh JJ, Stringer CA, Saul PB, Wharton JT (1987) Treatment of metastatic stromal tumors of the ovary with cisplatin, doxorubicin, and cyclophosphamide. Obstet Gynecol 70(5):765–769

    CAS  PubMed  Google Scholar 

  11. Homesley HD, Bundy BN, Hureau JA, Roth L (1999 Feb) Bleomycin, etoposide, and cisplatin (BEP) as first-line therapy of ovarian stromal malignancies. Gynecol Oncol 72(2):131–137

    CAS  Article  Google Scholar 

  12. Wang P-H, Chao H-T, Lee W-L (1998) Use of a long acting gonadotropin releasing hormone agonist for treatment of steroid cell tumors of ovary. Fertil Steril 69(2):353–355

    CAS  Article  Google Scholar 

Download references

Author information

Authors and Affiliations

Authors

Corresponding author

Correspondence to Sameer Gupta.

Additional information

Publisher’s Note

Springer Nature remains neutral with regard to jurisdictional claims in published maps and institutional affiliations.

Rights and permissions

Reprints and Permissions

About this article

Verify currency and authenticity via CrossMark

Cite this article

Lakshmanan, M., Gupta, S., Kumar, V. et al. Virilizing Steroid Cell Tumor of the Ovary: Successful Surgical Management of an Enigma. Indian J Surg Oncol 11, 166–168 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s13193-019-00931-8

Download citation

  • Received:

  • Accepted:

  • Published:

  • Issue Date:

  • DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s13193-019-00931-8