Author | Muthiah P. Muthiah, MD


A case of pseudo-Meigs syndrome

April 07, 2008

We present a case of a 52-year oldwoman with exudativepleural effusion. Her workuprevealed an ovarian tumor,and the effusion completely resolvedafter resection of the tumor.Pathology revealed granulosacell tumor, which is anunusual cause of Meigs syndrome.This case shows theimportance of considering abdominopelvicpathology in unsolvedcases of pleural effusion.