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A case of luteinizing thecoma with sclerosing peritonitis: revisiting a link with anti-epileptic drugs.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19847882     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Luteinizing thecoma with sclerosing peritonitis (LTSP) is a rare ovarian tumor of unclear etiology and pathogenesis. The diagnostic entity was proposed in 1994, but a number of earlier reports described possible cases, and some suggested an association with anti-epileptic drugs (AEDs). In presenting a new case we review the literature of previous cases to evaluate the possibility of such a link. When cases in reproductively immature patients are considered, evidence for an association between LTSP and AEDs is strongly suggested despite the rarity of the condition.
David W Nauen; Allison Martin; Aviva Katz; Debra Cohen; Sarangarajan Ranganathan
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pediatric blood & cancer     Volume:  54     ISSN:  1545-5017     ISO Abbreviation:  Pediatr Blood Cancer     Publication Date:  2010 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-01-15     Completed Date:  2010-02-17     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101186624     Medline TA:  Pediatr Blood Cancer     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  470-2     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright 2009 Wiley-Liss, Inc.
Medical Scientist Training Program, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Anticonvulsants / adverse effects*
Child, Preschool
Ovarian Neoplasms / chemically induced*,  pathology
Peritonitis / chemically induced*,  pathology
Thecoma / chemically induced*,  pathology
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