Alternative names
Sertoli-Leydig cell tumor

The Sertoli cells, which are located in the male gonads, provide nourishment to the sperm cells. The Leydig cells secrete the male sex hormone testosterone. In men, some Testicular cancers can arise in the Sertoli and Leydig cells.

see Sertoli-Leydig cell tumor.

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Last revised: December 4, 2012
by Harutyun Medina, M.D.

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