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.
Rarely, a patient may present with pseudo-Meigs syndrome and a raised cancer antigen 125 level, thereby mimicking an ovarian neoplasm.
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.
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.
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