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Hyperplasia of the Leydig cells

Known as: Leydig cell hyperplasia 
Hypertrophy or overdevelopment of the interstitial (Leydig) cells of the testis. These cells produce testosterone. [HPO:probinson]
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2019
2019
Insulin-like 3 (INSL3) is a hormone produced by Leydig cells (LCs) and leads to physiological testicular descent during embryonic… 
2014
2014
Patients with complete androgen insensitivity syndrome are at an increased risk for the development of gonadal germ cell cancer… 
2010
2010
BackgroundIn non-obstructive azoospermia, histological patterns of Sertoli cell-only Syndrome (SCO) and hypospermatogenesis (H… 
2008
2008
Leydig cell tumors are rare and represent 1% to 3% of all tumors of the testis. Leydig cell tumors affect males at any age, but… 
2004
2004
Leiomyomas are rare soft tissue neoplasms thatcan affect virtually any part of themale genital tract. Although they have… 
2003
2003
INTRODUCTION Leydig cell hyperplasia (LCH) of the testis is rarely described in children. The authors report a case of incidental… 
Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
DAX-1 [dosage-sensitive sex reversal, adrenal hypoplasia congenita (AHC) critical region on the X chromosome, gene 1] is an… 
Review
1993
Review
1993
We present the rare coincidence of a Leydig cell tumor in both testicles of a patient with partial androgen insensitivity…