Maligant granulosa cell tumor of the ovary

What is Maligant granulosa cell tumor of the ovary?

Malignant granulosa cell tumor of ovary is a rare malignant sex cord stromal tumor of ovary (see this term) arising from the granulosa cells of the ovary, which occurs in peri and post menopausal women, and that presents with abnormal vaginal bleeding, abdominal pain and distension. The tumor is frequently unilateral, estrogen secreting, and has a slow natural history and a tendency to relapse long after the initial diagnosis, necessitating prolonged follow-up.

Other condition names

  • Granulosa cell cancer
  • Granulosa cell malignant tumor

Age of Onset

  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Elderly
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