Luteoma in Bovine Ovary: Case Report
Gabriel Brocessewisk Strada, Helena Alves Camponogara, Victória Scott Souza Scardoelli, Fabrício Dias Alves Gularte, Patrícia de Freitas Salla
Journal Title:Revista Agraria Academica / Agrarian Academic Journal
Luteoma is a rare neoplasm occurring through the luteinization of granulosa and follicular theca cells. It is related to alterations in the levels of estrogen, progesterone, testosterone and chorionic gonadotrophin, resulting in behavioral changes of nymphomania and masculinization. It is reported a case of luteoma diagnosed by histopathological examination in one of the ovaries of a cow slaughtered in a slaughterhouse. In live animals the tumor can be diagnosed through ultrasonography and transretal palpation, emphasizing the use of these measures in parallel to the gestational diagnosis, in the promotion of gynecological screenings. Report the occurrence of luteoma highlights the importance of deeper gynecological examinations for its detection and treatment.