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Leydig Cell Tumor Summary

Description: Gonadal interstitial or stromal cell neoplasm composed of only LEYDIG CELLS. These tumors may produce one or more of the steroid hormones such as ANDROGENS; ESTROGENS; and CORTICOSTEROIDS. Clinical symptoms include testicular swelling, GYNECOMASTIA, sexual precocity in children, or virilization (VIRILISM) in females.

Also Known As: Interstitial Cell Tumors; Tumor, Interstitial Cell; Tumor, Leydig Cell; Tumors, Interstitial Cell; Interstitial Cell Tumor

Networked: 261 relevant articles (3 outcomes, 26 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Leydig Cell Tumor

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. imatinib (Gleevec) : 1 outcome 1 study in 2 results : FDA 3
  2. Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone (GnRH) : 1 outcome in 5 results : FDA 2
  3. Buserelin (Suprefact) : 1 outcome in 1 result : IBA
  4. dehydroretronecine : 1 outcome in 1 result : IBA
  5. Estrogens (Estrogen) : 5 studies in 43 results : FDA 1
  6. Hormones : 3 studies in 14 results : IBA
  7. Aromatase (CYP19) : 3 studies in 8 results : IBA
  8. Testosterone (Sustanon) : 2 studies in 17 results : FDA 13
  9. Gonadotropins : 2 studies in 9 results : IBA
  10. Oxidoreductases : 2 studies in 5 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Leydig Cell Tumor

  1. Neoplasms (Cancer)
  2. Pain (Aches)
  3. Hyperplasia
  4. Gynecomastia
  5. Seminoma
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Key Therapies for Leydig Cell Tumor

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  1. Orchiectomy (Orchidectomy) : 1 outcome 3 studies in 32 results
  2. Transplantation (Transplant Recipients) : 1 study in 3 results
  3. Hysterectomy : 1 study in 2 results
  4. Ovariectomy (Oophorectomy) : 5 results
  5. Nephrectomy : 2 results
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