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Ahmed Iqbal, Peter Novodvorsky, Alexandra Lubina-Solomon, Fiona M Kew and Jonathan Webster

cancers (2) . Juvenile granulosa cell tumours (JGCTs) of the ovary are considered to be more aggressive than the adult type but also far less common, representing only 5% of all granulosa cell tumours in the paediatric age group (3) (4) . Granulosa

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Roghieh Molaei Langroudi, Fatemeh Ghazanfari Amlashi and Mohammad Hassan Hedayati Emami

hypothyroidism in our previous article (3) ; we followed her by serial abdominal ultrasound that showed normal ovary size and regression of ovarian cysts after levothyroxine ( l -T 4 ) replacement. Case presentation A 15-year-old girl presented with

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Khaled Aljenaee, Sulaiman Ali, Seong Keat Cheah, Owen MacEneaney, Niall Mulligan, Neil Hickey, Tommy Kyaw Tun, Seamus Sreenan and John H McDermott

.06 <1.69  HgA1C, mmol/mol 42 45 34–43 A contrast-enhanced CT abdomen was performed and revealed a bulky right ovary compared to the left, with attenuation values not in keeping with a simple cyst. Further evaluation with contrast

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Gautam Das, Vinay S Eligar, Jyothish Govindan and D Aled Rees

/l). Abdominal ultrasound showed bulky ovaries and multiple peripheral cysts, not considered typical of polycystic ovaries, and a single live male foetus. A magnetic resonance imaging (MRI; Fig. 1 ) scan showed similar findings and normal appearances to the

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E Bahaeldein and M J Brassill

. Outcome and follow-up Histology showed a 4 mm hilus cell tumour of one ovary with no evidence of malignancy. The patient had an uneventful post-operative recovery. Testosterone level normalised to 0.55 nmol/L postoperatively and the patient had a

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S Vimalesvaran, S Narayanaswamy, L Yang, J K Prague, A Buckley, A D Miras, S Franks, K Meeran and W S Dhillo

-Morreale F Futterweit W Janssen O Legro R Norman R Taylor A 2009 The androgen excess and PCOS society criteria for the polycystic ovary syndrome: the complete task force report . Fertility and Sterility 91 456 – 488 . ( doi:10.1016/j

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Nandini Shankara Narayana, Anne-Maree Kean, Lisa Ewans, Thomas Ohnesorg, Katie L Ayers, Geoff Watson, Arthur Vasilaras, Andrew H Sinclair, Stephen M Twigg and David J Handelsman

In mammals, the early gonad is bipotential and can differentiate into either a testis or an ovary. SRY is the master switch in testis determination ( 3 ) having evolved from the ancestral SOX3 ( SRY type high-mobility group box gene) gene . SRY

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Yotsapon Thewjitcharoen, Veekij Veerasomboonsin, Soontaree Nakasatien, Sirinate Krittiyawong and Thep Himathongkam

up to 15% ( 2 ). Patients with Mullerian agenesis lack all derivatives of the mullerian ducts (fallopian tubes, uterus, cervix, and upper vagina) but have ovaries and undergo puberty, with appropriately timed breast development and growth of axillary

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Renata Lange, Caoê Von Linsingen, Fernanda Mata, Aline Barbosa Moraes, Mariana Arruda and Leonardo Vieira Neto

Murad MH Pasquali R Welt CK & Endocrine S 2013 Diagnosis and treatment of polycystic ovary syndrome: an Endocrine Society clinical practice guideline . Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism 98 4565 – 4592

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Pramila Dharmshaktu, Aditya Kutiyal and Dinesh Dhanwal

pelvis region was performed, which revealed a multicystic lesion in the pouch of Douglas. The magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan of pelvis revealed a large multiseptated and lobulated cystic lesion, measuring 8×8×6 cm, arising from the right ovary