Sex Cord-Stromal Tumors: Clinical Setting and Ultrasound Findings

  • Caroline Van HolsbekeEmail author
  • Dirk Timmerman


Ovarian sex cord-stromal tumors (SCST) are tumors that arise from the non-germ cells and non-epithelial cells that surround the oocytes, including the cells that produce ovarian hormones. These tumors show proteiform ultrasonographic patterns and usually they appear as solid tumor with color score 3–4.


Ovarian sex cord-stromal tumors Granulosa cell tumor Theca cell tumor Sertoli cell tumor Leydig cell tumor Imaging Ultrasound 



I would like to thank my friends and colleagues from the IOTA group for helping me to find new interesting images, especially Luca Savelli, Antonia C. Testa, Artur Czekierdowski, Stefano Guerriero, Jeroen Kaijser, and Dirk Timmerman.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Obstetrics and GynecologyZiekenhuis Oost-LimburgGenkBelgium
  2. 2.Department of Obstetrics and GynecologyUniversity Hospitals LeuvenLeuvenBelgium

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