pseudo-Meigs syndrome

pseudo-Meigs syndrome

(sū'dō-megs),
ascites and hydrothorax associated with gynecologic conditions not included by Meigs in the original definition of the Meigs syndrome, q.v.
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Pseudo-Meigs syndrome and elevated CA125 associated with struma ovarii.
5,6) Zannoni et al (8) reported the first case of pseudo-Meigs syndrome in malignant struma ovarii, which was associated with ascites, hydrothorax, and elevated CA 125 (cancer antigen 125) levels.
12,13) Interestingly, two of these cases (9,10) reported presentation with pseudo-Meigs syndrome and elevated serum CA-125, no doubt adding to the clinical diagnostic dilemma.
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