Luteoma

Luteoma

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Luteoma is a rare tumor of the ovaries. This type of ovarian tumor produces progesterone. The excess of this hormone produces the symptoms that accompany this disease. Progesterone determines the modifications in the endometrium that block menstruation. The symptoms of this tumor simulate pregnancy. It can cause hirsutismIt can be associated with female pseudohermaphroditism.This type of tumor derives from a previous folliculoma or thecoma that luteinization has endured, acquiring the ability to produce and to accumulate the hormone.show more

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  • Paperback | 84 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 136g
  • Lect Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 613592110X
  • 9786135921106