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ovarian stroma

Sunday 18 February 2007

Stroma of the ovary

The ovarian stroma contains fibroblastic cells orghanized in whorls or have a storiform pattern, and surrounded by dense reticulin network.

The ovarian stroma contains ovarian luteinized stromal cells, ovarian decidual cells, smooth muscle cells, adipocytes (fat), neuroendocrine cells and endometrial stroma-like cells.

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See also

- ovary (ovaries)

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