Ovarian Leydig cells (OLC): A histomorphological and immunohistochemical study.


Testicular Leydig cells (LC) regulate the proper development of male individuals, both during fetal life (fetal LC) and puberty (adult LC). In the ovaries of adult women, there are cells that are very similar to Leydig cells, the ovarian hilus cells (OHC), which also produce testosterone. The origin of these cells, in both sexes, remains unknown and is… (More)
DOI: 10.14670/HH-11-876


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