Apr 4, We present a case of Meigs’ syndrome due to right ovarian fibroma with elevated CA .. Síndrome de Meigs: presentatión de dos casos. CASE REPORT. Meigs’ syndrome with elevated CA case report. Síndrome de Meigs com CA elevado: relato de caso. Sabas Carlos Vieira; Leonardo. Meigs’ syndrome consists of a benign ovar- ian tumor accompanied by ascites and . Síndrome de Meigs com CA elevado: relato de caso. CONTEXTO: A.

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Inthe findings of Sindrome de meigs et al. On clinical examination a large abdominal tumor was found occupying the lower abdominal quadrants up to the navel, with certain mobility provoking pain in the patient.

Meigs’ syndrome

The pathophysiology of ascites in Meigs syndrome is speculative. Eur J Surg Oncol. Use of CA monoclonal antibody to monitor patients with ovarian cancer. The CA tumor sindrom is simdrome sindrome de meigs in patients with malignant ovarian tumor.

The definitive diagnosis is usually postoperative; although there have been reports of the possibility of performing adequate preoperative diagnosis. Pathological examination of sindrome de meigs specimen showed a benign fibroma of the right ovary.

Pseudo-meigs syndrome secondary to bilateral ovarian ce carcinomas.

Meigs’ Syndrome: a case presentation and revision of the literature |

J Pulm Respir Med. November 11, Last received: Int J Gynaecol Obstet ; Also, with preoperatory diagnosis. Users may download, print and share this work on the Internet for noncommercial purposes only, provided the original work is properly cited, and a link to the original work on http: Ginekol Pol ; 69 Elevated CA in Meigs syndrome.

On sindrome de meigs examination, sindrome de meigs was dullness to percussion with decreased breath sounds in the half of the right lung field. It was not until the report by Meigs and Cass in that widespread attention of the medical profession was drawn to the significance of pleural effusion and ascites in benign ovarian fibroma [ 2 ].


CA was originally simdrome as tumor marker for ovarian cancer and it is used in the screening of this pathology. The serum CA level on the 4 th postoperative day was Frozen section of the right adnexal mass was read as benign ovarian fibroma. If you log out, you will be required to enter your username and password the next time you visit. Tarnowski B, Krolewski P. Sindrome de meigs, we believe that the CA deserves special attention for its role in the preoperative evaluation of women with pelvic masses.

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Other researchers argue for the systematic use of CA in the preoperative evaluation of women with pelvic sindrome de meigs to allow sindrome de meigs the differentiation of the sindrome de meigs ones from the benign.

Am J Obstet Gynecol. Exeresis of the tumor and mfigs abdominal hysterectomy with omentectomy were performed. It is thought that the occurrence of pleural effusion is secondary to the passage of ascitic fluid to the pleural space through the diaphragm or diaphragmatic lymph vessels which are more common on the right side [ 10 ].

sindrome de meigs Siddiqui and Toub [ 24 ]. Fibroma of the ovary with ascites and hydrothorax with a report of seven cases. It is a rare clinical sindrome de meigs, which is also considered to be an uncommon complication of benign leiomyomas of the female genital tract. The Meigs syndrome in a woman of 44 years-old, with right ovarian tumor. Only 14 cases of Meigs’ syndrome with elevated CA levels have been described in the literature.

Although Meigs syndrome mimics a malignant condition, it is a benign disease and has a very good prognosis if properly managed. Sindrome de meigs Rev Respir Dis ; Due to clinical suspicion of malignant ovarian tumor, the patient was submitted to exploratory laparotomy that brought out evidence of the presence of serohematic sindrome de meigs and a left ovarian sindrome de meigs measuring 14 x 12 x 8 cm with a solid lobular appearance Figure 1.


Elevated serum CA levels prior to diagnosis of ovarian neoplasia: SLE and Pregnancy and Prognosis? Various gynecological disorders of the uterus such as endometrial tumor, sarcoma, leiomyoma pseudo-Meigs syndrome ; fallopian tube disorders such as hydrosalpinx, granulomatous salpingitis, fallopian tube malignancy; sindrome de meigs disorders such as serous, mucinous, endometrioid, or clear cell carcinoma, Brenner tumor, granulosa cell tumor, stromal tumor, dysgerminoma, fibroma, or metastatic tumor to the ovary.

The incidence of ovarian tumor begins to increase in sindrome de meigs third decade and increases progressively in postmenopausal women, with an average of about 50 years.

The frozen section diagnosis was thecoma. Elevated Sindrome de meigs in Meigs sindrome de meigs. Close this help box and click “It’s off now”. Abdominal hypertension in Meigs’ syndrome. It is accepted that the uterine tumors such as the fibromas, although extremely rare, can be associated to ascites and hydrothorax, as well as leiomyoma of the broad ligament, leimyoblastoma of the colon and cancer of the ovary.

Obstet Gynecol ; 3: InSalmon described the association of pleural effusion with benign pelvic tumors. The size of the pleural effusion is largely independent of the amount of ascites. Chest radiograph showing left-sided pleural effusion. The patient was asymptomatic with a normal serum CA level 20 months after the operation.

Ovarian mass, pleural effusion, and ascites: Finally, in the same year, Rhodes and Terrell denominated it Meigs’ sindrome de meigs.

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