Hilus Cell Tumor in the OvaryGarcía, Rebeca Reyes; Charneco, Miguel Quesada; García, Guillermo Alonso; Moreno, Pedro Rozas; Ochoa, Arántzazu SebastiánAuthor Information From the Endocrinology Division, University Hospital San Cecilio, Granada, Spain. Reprints: Rebeca Reyes García, Aynadamar 17 3B, 18010 Granada, Spain. E-mail: [email protected] The Endocrinologist: May/June 2007 - Volume 17 - Issue 3 - pp 152-153 doi: 10.1097/TEN.0b013e31806e05e5 Buy Metrics Abstract A 55-year-old postmenopausal woman with a history of 1 year of hyperandrogenism is presented. She had high plasma testosterone levels and signs of masculinization such as facial hirsutism, deepening of the voice, and temporal balding. A computed axial tomography scan of the adrenal glands was normal. No mass was detected by a bimanual pelvic examination or by pelvic ultrasonography. Following a bilateral oophorectomy, plasma testosterone levels fell within the normal range. Careful pathologic examination of the ovaries revealed a mall hilus cell tumor. © 2007 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.