Disease Information for Meigs' Syndrome

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Abdominal bloating
Abdominal fluid wave on exam
Easy satiety
Increased abdominal girth/Potbelly
Pelvic Mass on Exam
Recurrent Abdominal Pain
Shifting dullness/abdomen
Adnexal mass
Amenorrhea, secondary
Irregular periods/vaginal bleeding
Pelvic pain
Pelvic Pain Female
Breath Sounds Decreased
Consolidation right base/on exam
Cough
Cough Dry Non-productive
Dullness to percussion lung base
Dyspnea
Dyspnea on exertion
Fremitus Localized Decrease
Localized dullness to percussion
Lung signs/abnormality
Rapid Breathing
Right anterior chest pain
Signs of pleural effusion
Tachypnea/Increased respiratory rate
Tracheal deviation/shift
Fatigue
Increase Waist/Hip Girth Ratio
Weight gain
Disease Progression
Course/Chronic disorder
Course/Chronic only
Prognosis/Full recovery usual
Demographics & Risk Factors
Established Disease Population
Patient/Menopausal status
Population Group
Woman
Sex & Age Groups
Population/Adult/all
Population/Female
Population/Female-only/limit
Population/Fifties adult
Population/Forties adult
Population/Sixties-adult
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings (Non Measured)
PLEURAL Exudate
PLEURAL Transudate
Tumor markers/present (Lab)
Abnormal Lab Findings - Decreased
ASCITIC Albumin
PLEURAL Protein
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
CA-125 antigen titer (Lab)
SPAG/Serum Albumin-Pleural Gradient (Lab)
Diagnostic Test Results
Other Tests & Procedures
Paracentesis/Abnormality
Laparoscopy/Pelvic Abnormal
Thoracentesis/Abnormality
Thoracentesis/Pleural fluid present
Thoracoscopy/Pleural space abnormal
CT Scan
CT Scan/Ascites signs
CT Scan/CTA Abdomen Abnormal
CT Scan/Pelvic abnormal
CT Scan/Pelvic mass/ABD
MRI/MRA Abomen Abnormal
CT Scan/Ovarian/adnexal mass/ABD
CT Scan/Chest abnormal
X-RAY
Xray/Chest abnormal
Xray/Peritoneal fluid/child/ABD
Xray/Chest film/extrapulmonary abnormal
Xray/Chest/Lung fields/Abnormal
Xray/Mediastinal shift/Chest
Xray/Patchy Pulmonary edema /Chest
Xray/Pleural fluid/Chest
Ultrasound
Ultrasound/Abdomen and pelvis abnormal
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Pneumonia
Pneumonia, bacterial
Associated Disease & Complications
Ascites
Cachexia/inanition/wasting
Early menopause
Pelvic tumor
Peritoneal Effusion
Pleural Effusion
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Ovary disorder (ex)
CLASS/Ovary/uterus/female genital (category)
CLASS/Pleural disorder (ex)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Breathing Workload
Process
PROCESS/Benign tumor (ex).
PROCESS/Eponymic (category)
PROCESS/Neoplastic (category)
PROCESS/Benign ovary tumor (ex)
Synonyms
Synonym
Demons Meigs syndrome, Meig Syndrome, Meigs Cass syndrome, Meigs Coss syndrome, MEIGS SYNDROME, Meig's syndrome, Meigs' syndrome, Meigs' syndrome (disorder), Ovarian ascites pleural effusion syndrome, Synonym/Ovarian fibroma/ascitis/effusion syndrome
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
SX/Oophorectomy
SX/Ovary wedge resection
Surgical Procedures or Treatments
SX/Surgery
Definition

Ascites and hydrothorax associated with ovarian fibroma or other pelvic tumors. Meigs" syndrome

Also known as:

Demons-Meigs syndrome ,Meigs-Cass syndrome, Synonyms:

Ascites-pleural effusion-ovarian syndrome, ovarian-ascites-pleural effusion syndrome.

Associated persons: John W. Cass, Albert Jean Octave Demons,

Joe Vincent Meigs, Description: A syndrome characterised by a solid ovarian tumour, usually a fibroma, accompanied by ascites and hydrothorax. Occurs mainly in elderly women. Pseudo-Meigs" syndrome (a term given by Meigs) is the same as true Meigs" syndrome, except that in the pseudo-Meig’s syndrome the tumor may be in the ovary, tubes, uterus or round ligament.

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