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Year : 2011  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 86-88

Delayed menopause due to granulosa cell tumor of the ovary

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Nowrosjee Wadia Maternity Hospital, Acharya Dhonde Marg, Parel, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

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Bhushan Murkey
175/16, Mahalaxmi Buiding No. 3, Hindu Colony, Dadar (East), Mumbai 400 014, Maharashtra
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DOI: 10.4103/0976-7800.92536

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A 52-year-old patient presented with complaints of menorrhagia. Endometrial biopsy revealed simple hyperplasia of the endometrium. Total abdominal hysterectomy with bilateral oophorectomy was carried out. The ovaries looked grossly normal, but histopathology reported granulosa cell tumor of the right ovary. Granulosa cell tumors belong to the sexcord stromal category and account for approximately 2% of all ovarian tumors. We review the features and treatment of granulosa cell tumors and the importance of screening for ovarian tumors in a case of endometrial hyperplasia and delayed menopause.

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