Granulosa Cell Tumor, Ovary, Mouse

  • Roger H. Alison
  • Kevin T. Morgan
Part of the Monographs on Pathology of Laboratory Animals book series (LABORATORY)


Granulosa cell tumors may be up to 3 cm in diameter. Small tumors may only be detected by microscopic examination. Benign tumors are encapsulated, often nodular, solid or cystic, and gray to yellow. Malignent tumors are larger, are pink in color, and frequently contain hemorrhagic cysts. Those malignant tumors composed of multiple small nodules are often contained within the ovarian bursa.


Granulosa Cell Tumor Thecal Cell Pituitary Gonadotropin Luteinized Granulosa Cell Multiple Small Nodule 
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  • Kevin T. Morgan

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