Bilateral ovarian fibromas associated with meigs syndrome: report of a case and review of the literature

  • Ghada S. Al-Sakkal Department of Obstetrics & gynecology , College of Medicine, Hawler Medical University, Erbil, Iraq .
  • Noel S. Al-Sakkal Media Diagnostic Center, Erbil, Iraq.
Keywords: Meigs syndrome, ovarian fibroma, Ascitis, Hydrothorax


Objective: To present a case of bilateral ovarian fibromas associated with Meigs syndrome.
Design: Descriptive case study
Setting: Soran private hospital & Medya diagnostic centre in Erbil.
Patient: A 49-year-old woman presented with bilateral ovarian masses, ascitis and hydrothorax.
Intervention: Surgical removal of both ovaries with 15 cm left ovarian mass & 5.5 right ovarian mass with total abdominal hysterectomy.
Results: Histopathological examination revealed bilateral ovarian fibromas with foci of calcification
Conclusion: The clinician should be aware about rare benign syndromes, like Meigs, which may mimic malignancy when ovarian masses associated with ascitis and mislead the diagnosis and management plan.


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How to Cite
Al-Sakkal, G., & Al-Sakkal, N. (2018). Bilateral ovarian fibromas associated with meigs syndrome: report of a case and review of the literature. Zanco Journal of Medical Sciences (Zanco J Med Sci), 16(1), 78-81.
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