Asymmetric hyperthecosis ovarii.

  title={Asymmetric hyperthecosis ovarii.},
  author={Marilyn Farber and A E Madanes and Donal Sean O'briain and Violeta Millan and R N Turksoy and A. H. Rule},
  journal={Obstetrics and gynecology},
  volume={57 4},
Testosterone and delta4-androstenedione concentrations, in venous blood obtained by percutaneous retrograde femoral catheterization of the ovarian and adrenal veins bilaterally, demonstrated the left ovary to be the predominant secretory source of androgens in an 18-year-old virilized female. Histologic examination of the excised ovarian tissue revealed asymmetric hyperthecosis ovarii and confirmed the biochemical data. This study demonstrates the accuracy of the venous catheterization method… CONTINUE READING