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VOLUME 6 , ISSUE 1 ( January-June, 2018 ) > List of Articles

CASE REPORT

Fibrothecoma of Ovary with Virilizing Features

Subha S Sengodan, Mohana D Velappan, Aiswarya R Putty, Kapikulam P Mohanasundari

Keywords : Fibrothecoma, Rare presentation, Virilization

Citation Information : Sengodan SS, Velappan MD, Putty AR, Mohanasundari KP. Fibrothecoma of Ovary with Virilizing Features. J South Asian Feder Menopause Soc 2018; 6 (1):69-71.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10032-1140

Published Online: 01-06-2018

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2018; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Introduction: Fibrothecoma is a rare tumor of the ovary accounting for about 3 to 4% of all ovarian tumors. They are usually unilateral and have a good prognosis compared with other tumors of the ovary. Case report: Here we report a rare case of fibrothecoma with virilizing features in a postmenopausal woman who presented with complaints of abdominal mass with virilizing symptoms, such as excess terminal hair growth and clitoromegaly. Conclusion: Surgery is the treatment of choice for fibrothecoma, and it has a good prognosis. Virilizing features are usually not common in fibrothecoma. Here we present a rare case of fibrothecoma with virilizing features.


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