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Journal of Oncology
Volume 2008, Article ID 619637, 3 pages
Case Report

Primary Mesenteric Sertoli-Leydig Cell Tumor: A Case Report and Review of the Literature

Department of Pathology, Farhat Hached Hospital, Sousse University, 4000 Sousse, Tunisia

Received 20 June 2008; Accepted 7 October 2008

Academic Editor: Thomas R. Chauncey

Copyright © 2008 Amel Trabelsi et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


The occurrence of primary sex cord-stromal tumors at extraovarian sites is exceedingly rare. We report a new case of Sertoli-Leydig cell tumor in the mesentery of a 78-year-old woman who presented with occlusive syndrome and reviewed the previously reported cases of extraovarian sex cord-stromal tumors in the English literature.