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«MEDICAL WRITING: CASE ABSTRACT_215»
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Magnetic resonance imaging
findings in pseudo-Meigs' syndrome associated with a large uterine leiomyoma: a
Pseudo-Meigs' syndrome is a rare
pathological entity characterized by the presence of a pelvic mass other than
an ovarian fibroma. The mass is associated with ascites with or without
We describe the case of a
41-year-old Caucasian woman with a large uterine leiomyoma associated with
massive ascites. A magnetic resonance imaging scan showed a large subserosal
leiomyoma with multiple areas of cystic degeneration.
To the best of our knowledge, this
is the first reported case of pseudo-Meigs' syndrome caused by a uterine
leiomyoma and diagnosed using magnetic resonance imaging. The pathophysiology
of this syndrome and the role of magnetic resonance imaging are emphasized in
this case report.
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