An arrhenoblastoma is a rare type of ovarian tumor. This tumor primarily secretes the male sex hormone, testosterone, and rarely the female sex hormone, estrogen.
Arrhenoblastomas are generally benign, meaning they do not normally spread beyond the ovary.
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Last reviewedDecember 2014by Andrea Chisholm, MD
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