Meigs Syndrome Differential Diagnoses

Updated: Mar 24, 2016
  • Author: Klaus-Dieter Lessnau, MD, FCCP; Chief Editor: Warner K Huh, MD  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