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Indian Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology Research


Meigs Syndrome: A paradoxical presentation


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Author Details : Bharathi KR, Vijayalakshmi S, Divya K

Volume : 4, Issue : 1, Year : 2017

Article Page : 101-103


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Abstract

Meigs disorder an uncommon, particularly fascinating disorder of the old, which is portrayed by a triad of a benign ovarian tumor (fibroma, fibrothecoma, Brenner tumour, and occasionally granulosa cell tumour), hydrothorax, ascites.
The possible conclusion of this pathology is fundamentally clinical regardless of the precious esteem that imaging strategies have. It also creates a condition of perplexity in the determination by impersonating ovarian tumours and in this manner turns into a diagnosis of exclusion. Hence, precise diagnosis gets to be distinctly important to differentiate it from ovarian malignancy considering the reality of it having a good prognosis.
The case herein concerns a 65-year-old postmenopausal woman coming with history of mass per abdomen with acute pain abdomen, with clinical and radiological examination revealing a large pelvic tumour of size 15*12 cm with cystic and solid components associated with bilateral pleural effusion with moderate ascites.

Keywords:
Fibroma, Ascites, Meigs Syndrome

How to cite : Bharathi Kr, Vijayalakshmi S, Divya K, Meigs Syndrome: A paradoxical presentation. Indian J Obstet Gynecol Res 2017;4(1):101-103

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