Virilization and Enlarged Ovaries in a Postmenopausal Woman

Jessenia Guerrero, Jenna Z. Marcus, Debra S. Heller*

*Corresponding author for this work

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A patient with postmenopausal bleeding and virilization was found to have bilaterally enlarged ovaries with a yellow cut surface. Histology revealed cortical stromal hyperplasia with stromal hyperthecosis. This hyperplastic condition should not be mistaken for an ovarian neoplasm.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)507-508
Number of pages2
JournalInternational Journal of Surgical Pathology
Issue number6
StatePublished - Sep 1 2017
Externally publishedYes


  • ovarian neoplasms
  • ovary
  • virilization

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Anatomy
  • Surgery
  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine


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