Meigs Syndrome Differential Diagnoses

Updated: Feb 19, 2021
  • Author: Klaus-Dieter Lessnau, MD, FCCP; Chief Editor: Leslie M Randall, MD, MAS, FACS  more...
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Diagnostic Considerations

Note that although Meigs syndrome is benign, it can be confused with malignant disease because of the presence of ascites and pleural effusion with pelvic mass. In addition, an elevated serum CA-125 level does not always indicate malignancy.

Differential Diagnoses