Meigs syndrome

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Meigs syndrome

Synonyms: Demons-Meigs syndrome

Meigs syndrome is a rare neoplastic disease characterized by the clinical triad of benign ovarian tumor (typically ovarian fibroma or fibroma-like tumor) hydrothorax and ascites which resolve after tumor resection. Patients usually present with dyspnea pelvic mass with or without a tender distended abdomen and/or weight loss.

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