Meigs syndrome


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Meigs syn·drome

(mĕgz), Avoid the incorrect forms Meig and Meig's.
Fibromyoma or fibromalike tumor (thecoma or granlosa-cell tumor) of the ovary associated with hydroperitoneum and hydrothorax.
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Meigs syndrome

A relatively common clinical association of ascites, pleural effusion (usually right-sided) and benign ovarian fibromas.
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Meigs syn·drome

(mīgz sin'drōm)
Fibromyoma of the ovary associated with hydroperitoneum and hydrothorax.
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Meigs syndrome

An accumulation of fluid in the abdomen (ASCITES) or in the space between the lungs and the chest wall (PLEURAL EFFUSION) associated with a FIBROMA or other tumour of an ovary. The condition is being treated with BOTULINUM TOXIN. (Joe Vincent Meigs, 1892–1963, American gynaecologist).
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Meigs,

Joseph Vincent, U.S. gynecologist, 1892-1963.
Demons-Meigs syndrome - Synonym(s): Meigs syndrome
Meigs-Cass syndrome - Synonym(s): Meigs syndrome
Meigs curette
Meigs hemostat
Meigs operation
Meigs retractor
Meigs-Salmon syndrome - Synonym(s): Meigs syndrome
Meigs suture
Meigs syndrome - fibromyoma of the ovary associated with hydroperitoneum and hydrothorax. Synonym(s): Demons-Meigs syndrome; Meigs-Cass syndrome; Meigs-Salmon syndrome
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References in periodicals archive ?
Meigs syndrome with elevated serum CA 125.Obstet Gynecol 1992, 80:563-566.
The pleural effusion caused by the Meigs syndrome was assigned as exudate by both criteria.
Meigs syndrome and "false positive" preoperative serum CA-125 levels: analysis of ten cases.