Published in Women's Health Weekly, July 28th, 2005
According to a study from Turkey, "Meigs syndrome is defined as the triad of benign ovarian tumor with ascites and pleural effusion that resolve after resection of the tumor. Pseudomeigs syndrome is a serious disease characterized by malignant ovarian tumor, but ascites and hydrothorax usually reveal no malignant cells."
"Here, we report a 47-year-old premenopausal female patient with cardia cancer. Nearly 14 months after D3 dissection, she developed Krukenberg tumors on both ovaries, causing a Pseudomeigs syndrome with benign ascites and right hydrothorax, which resolved dramatically...
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