CASE REPORT. Meigs’ syndrome with elevated CA case report. Síndrome de Meigs com CA elevado: relato de caso. Sabas Carlos Vieira; Leonardo. 31 Dec Meigs’ syndrome is diagnosed based on a triad of an ovarian fibroma, A Demons of Bordeaux, France, gave a report to the Société de. 4 Apr We present a case of Meigs’ syndrome due to right ovarian fibroma with elevated CA .. Síndrome de Meigs: presentatión de dos casos.

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It is generally located in the right and can be massive on occasions, with biochemical or cellular unspecific characteristics of the liquid. Conclusion An awareness of benign lesions of the pelvis with associated adverse features is important for both clinicians and their imaging partners to limited patient anxiety and direct appropriate treatment.

With recurrence of the pleural effusion and increase in abdominal volume due to ascites and a pelvic mass, the patient sought our service. Reactivity of a monoclonal antibody with human ovarian carcinoma. Introduction The importance of ovarian cancer stems not from the fact that it is the sixth most common cancer in women worldwide, but from the fact that it is the most lethal gynecologic malignancy in Western Europe and North America, killing more women than uterine and cervical cancer combined.

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However, patients with Meigs’ syndrome can also have elevated serum CA levels. J Bronchology Interv Pulmonol.

Meigs’ Syndrome with Elevated Serum CA Case Report and Review of the Literature

However, patients with Meigs’ syndrome can also have elevated serum CA a tumor marker levels. Other researchers sindrom for the systematic use of CA in the preoperative evaluation of women with pelvic masses to allow for the differentiation of the malignant ones from the benign. InSalmon described the association of pleural effusion with benign pelvic tumors.

Le Bouedec et al. In addition, it is found in mesothelial cells of the pleura, pericardium and peritoneum. Sinfrome Center for Biotechnology InformationU.

Synonyms or Alternate Spellings: Endometrioid tumor Clear-cell ovarian carcinoma Brenner tumour. Frozen section of ovarian mass is performed to confirm the benign nature of the mass.

Open in a separate window. True and pseudo-Meigs syndrome. Ovarian malignancies with cytologically negative pleural and peritoneal effusions: This process depends on the balance of hydrostatic and coloidosmotic pressures in both spaces, according to Starling’s law, giving place to the presence of a minimal quantity of liquid in the physiologic virtual cavity.

Marked right pleural effusion, ascites, and a large abdominal mass were found. Pseudo-meigs syndrome secondary to bilateral ovarian endometroid carcinomas. Abstract An elevated serum CA level in association with a pelvic mass, pleural effusion, and massive ascites usually signifies a dismal prognosis in a postmenopausal woman. Log in Msigs up. The postoperative period was uneventful and the patient was discharged from hospital on the 7 th postoperative day.


Elevated serum CA levels in postmenopausal women with solid adnexal masses, ascites and pleural effusion are highly suggestive for malignant ovarian tumor. Int J Gynecol Cancer.

Meigs’ and Pseudo‐Meigs’ syndrome

A 33 year-old female patient, G2 P2, with history of good health who was remitted to the gynecology department of our Center for her admission presenting weight loss of approximately 10 kilograms in 2 months and a rapidly increasing abdominal circumference. About Blog Go ad-free.

Serum CA levels can also increase in pericardial, pleural and peritoneal irritation or inflammation. Share cases and questions with Physicians on Medscape consult.

I have received consulting fees for: The frozen section diagnosis was thecoma. The gynecological examination brought out evidence of arching of the vesicouterine and rectouterine pouches due to extrinsic compression, and the uterine cervix was normal.

There are some published case reports of Meigs’ syndrome with elevated CA levels.