Ovarian mass, pleural effusion, and ascites: revisiting Meigs syndrome.

@article{Riker2013OvarianMP,
  title={Ovarian mass, pleural effusion, and ascites: revisiting Meigs syndrome.},
  author={David R Riker and Daniel Goba},
  journal={Journal of bronchology & interventional pulmonology},
  year={2013},
  volume={20 1},
  pages={48-51}
}
The triad of pleural effusion, ascites, and benign ovarian fibroma is rare. Often, the ovarian mass is accompanied by elevated cancer antigen-125, both in serum and in pleural and peritoneal fluid. When benign ovarian fibroma is associated with ascites and/or pleural effusion it is termed Meigs syndrome. Meigs syndrome, however, is a diagnosis of exclusion… CONTINUE READING