Leydig tumour

a tumour of the interstitial cells of the testis. Such tumours often secrete testosterone, which in prepubertal boys causes virilization.

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  • Leydig tumour — a tumour of the interstitial (Leydig) cells of the testis. Such tumours often secrete testosterone, which in prepubertal boys causes virilization …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Опухоль Лейдига (Leydig Tumour) — опухоль интерстициальных клеток (клеток Лейдига), расположенных в яичках. Эти опухоли часто секретируют тестостерон, что приводит к развитию вирилизации у мальчиков, еще не достигших возраста полового созревания. Источник: Медицинский словарь …   Медицинские термины

  • Leydig cell — Infobox Anatomy Name = PAGENAME Latin = GraySubject = 258 GrayPage = 1243 Caption = Histological section through testicular parenchyma of a boar. 1 Lumen of convoluted part of the seminiferous tubules, 2 spermatids, 3 spermatocytes, 4… …   Wikipedia

  • Sertoli-Leydig cell tumour — DiseaseDisorder infobox Name = Sertoli Leydig cell tumour ICD10 = ICD9 = ICD9|183.0, ICD9|256.1 ICDO = 8631/0 DiseaseDisorder infobox Name = Arrhenoblastoma ICD10 = ICD9 = ICDO = 8630 Sertoli Leydig cell tumour, also known as arrhenoblastoma or… …   Wikipedia

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  • ОПУХОЛЬ ЛЕЙДИГА — (Leydig tumour) опухоль интерстициальных клеток (клеток Лейдига), расположенных в яичках. Эти опухоли часто секретируют тестостерон, что приводит к развитию вирилизации у мальчиков, еще не достигших возраста полового созревания …   Толковый словарь по медицине

  • virilization — Production or acquisition of virilism. * * * vir·il·iza·tion also Brit vir·il·isa·tion .vir ə lə zā shən n the condition of being or process of becoming virilized * * * n. the most extreme result of excessive androgen production… …   Medical dictionary

  • virilization — n. the most extreme result of excessive androgen production (hyperandrogenism) in women. It is characterized by temporal balding, a male body form, muscle bulk, deepening of the voice, enlargement of the clitoris, and hirsutism. Virilization in… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • endocrine system, human — ▪ anatomy Introduction  group of ductless glands (gland) that regulate body processes by secreting chemical substances called hormones (hormone). Hormones act on nearby tissues or are carried in the bloodstream to act on specific target organs… …   Universalium

  • Testicular cancer — Classification and external resources 7.4 × 5.5 cm seminoma in a radical orchiectomy specimen. ICD 10 C …   Wikipedia

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