Luteinizing hormone elevation in ovarian granulosa cell tumor: a case report and review of the literature.
J Ovarian Res 2017 Apr 24;10(1):30. Epub 2017 Apr 24.
Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Beijing, People's Republic of China.
Background: Ovarian granulosa cell tumors (GCTs) are the most common type of potentially malignant ovarian sex cord-stromal tumor. GCTs often produce estrogen and/or progesterone; consequently, symptoms related to hyperestrogenism are common at diagnosis. Nonspecific symptoms or signs associated with this neoplasm include amenorrhea and changes in various sex hormone levels, which can be hard to diagnose or explain. Read More