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Medical Term:

steroid cell tumor


a collective term used for ovarian tumors composed of cells resembling steroid-secreting lutein cells; comprises several tumors such as stromal luteoma, Leydig cell tumor, steroid cell tumor not otherwise specified; hormonally active; may be benign or malignant.

Synonym(s): hilar cell tumor of ovary

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