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Table 1 Immunoexpression of 17β-HSD in the ovaries of postmenopausal women, depending on the time after menopause

From: Immunoexpression of aromatase cytochrome P450 and 17β-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase in women’s ovaries after menopause

Study group Epithelium coating the ovaries Epithelial inclusion cysts Vascular endothelial cells Stromal cells
Group A +++ +++ +++/++ +++
(n = 42)
Group B ++ +++ ++ ++
(n = 40)
Group C + + ++/+ +
(n = 22)  
  1. (+++) strong reaction, (++) semi strong reaction, (+) weak reaction.