Las células de Leydig del ovario. Acerca de su hiperplasia

  1. Adorsinda López Rodríguez 1
  2. Francisco José Peraza González 1
  3. Abián Vega Falcón 2
  4. María del Carmen Martín Corriente 2
  5. Hugo Álvarez-Argüelles Cabrera 1
  6. José Luis Carrasco Juan 1
  1. 1 Universidad de La Laguna

    Universidad de La Laguna

    San Cristobal de La Laguna, España


  2. 2 Servicio de Anatomía Patológica. Complejo Hospitalario Universitario de Canarias
Majorensis: Revista Electrónica de Ciencia y Tecnología

ISSN: 1697-5529

Year of publication: 2019

Issue: 15

Pages: 35-43

Type: Article

More publications in: Majorensis: Revista Electrónica de Ciencia y Tecnología


Leydig cells of the ovary. About their hyperplasia We have carried out a morphometric study of microscopic images that have been acquired in histological preparations of human gonadal structures, fundamentally ovaries and fallopian tubes. The samples were obtained and used at the time for clinical purposes, and throughout the present study strict patient anonymity has been maintained. We have concentrated the study on the learning and use of an image treatment program in order to assess the dimensions of the Leydig cells of the ovary, those of the accumulations they generate and the number of cells they contain. We have determined the approximate value that defines Leydig cell hyperplasia versus what defines a normal state.

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