Case Report

A rare case of giant ovarian serous cystadenoma presenting as psuedo-meigs syndrome

Richmond Ronald Gomes*, Sayeda Noureen and Habiba Akhter

Published: 18 January, 2021 | Volume 4 - Issue 1 | Pages: 010-014

Meigs’ syndrome is a rare condition characterized by the presence of a benign fibroma of the ovary, ascites and pleural effusion. Other benign cysts of the ovary (such as struma ovarii, mucinous cystadenoma, serous cystadenoma and teratomas), leiomyoma of the uterus, and secondary metastatic tumours to ovary if associated with hydro thorax and ascites are referred to as ‘Pseudo-Meigs” syndrome. It very uncommon and diagnosis is made difficult by symptoms that usually mimic disseminated malignancy or tuberculosis. The gold standard treatment is laparotomy and, by definition of the syndrome, after tumor removal, the symptoms resolves and the patients become asymptomatic. We presented an 18 years old girl with giant ovarian serous cystadenoma with associated pseudo-meigs syndrome, successfully managed in a low resources setting.

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Meigs; Pseudo-meigs; Serous cystadenoma; Hydrothorax; Ascites


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