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Virilization in a postmenopausal woman due to ovarian stromal hyperthecosis.
  1. J. M. Goldman,
  2. L. J. Kapadia
  1. Department of Medicine, Coney Island Hospital, Brooklyn, New York.


    Virilization in women is occasionally caused by ovarian stromal hyperthecosis. Although three cases of post-menopausal women with hyperthecosis have been reported, the history in two of them strongly suggests a premenopausal origin. We describe a 64 year old woman with postmenopausal virilization due to bilateral ovarian stromal hyperthecosis.

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