Thecoma is predominantly a lesion of postmenopausal age.
It may occur as a distinct entity or mixed with granulosa cell tumor. External appearance looks like a fibroma. Cut surface shows islands of yellow tissue separated by grey fibrous septa. Microscopic picture reveals cells like that of cortical stroma with areas of granulosa cells.
Due to excess estrogen production, there is endometrial hyperplasia and often associated with endometrial carcinoma. It is responsible for postmenopausal bleeding. Rarely it may cause ascites or Meig’s syndrome.
Fibroma:- Fibroma in the ovary is usually observed in the postmenopausal women. It is derived from the stromal cells and are similar to thecomas. Less than 10% are bilateral. Meig’s syndrome (Ascites, pleural effusion and ovarian fibroma) is seen in about 1% of cases.
Homoeopathic management of Thecomas and Fibromas:-
There are many beneficial remedies that can be thought of use such as:-