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luteoma

[‚lüd·ē′ō·mə]
(medicine)
A tumor of the ovary composed of cells resembling those of the corpus luteum.
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Histopathological examination revealed solid aggregates of large cells with abundant eosinophilic cytoplasm; diagnosis of pregnancy luteoma was given.
Keywords: Ectopic pregnancy, Ovarian masses, Pregnancy luteoma.
Pregnancy Luteoma in Ectopic Pregnancy: A Case Report.
The etiology is unclear and it has been postulated that the pregnancy luteoma arises from pre-existing luteinised stromal cells, which respond in an exaggerated manner to the elevated levels of gonadotropin during pregnancy.
Based on the clinical and histopathological findings a diagnosis of bilateral pregnancy luteoma was rendered.
Pregnancy luteoma is a non-neoplastic lesion of the ovary occurring during pregnancy and is known to spontaneously regress, which begins within days after the delivery.
Since pregnancy luteomas usually spontaneously regress within weeks of delivery, and the ovaries return to normal size, (56,59) minimal intervention is appropriate.
Maternal and female fetal virilization caused by pregnancy luteomas. Fertil Steril.