DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/2320-1770.ijrcog20175490

Struma Ovarii associated with Pseudo-Meigs Syndrome and elevated serum Ca 125: Case report and literature review

Oyuki A. Morales, Junior J. Araiza, Tania P. Alvarez Dominguez, Rafael Medrano Guzmán, Jorge A. Barbabosa, Maria I. Tolentino Sosa

Abstract


Struma Ovarii is a highly specialized monodermal teratoma in which the major component is thyroid tissue. Its relationship with Pseudo Meigs syndrome, hyperthyroidism and elevation of Ca 125 is a rare condition; this could mimic malignancy. Ultrasound and axial tomography may be useful in diagnosis; but histopathological criteria play a very important role in the definitive diagnosis. Our objective is to present a case report of Struma ovarii, ascites, pleural effusion (pseudo meigs syndrome), elevation of Ca 125, hyperthyroidism, and review the published literature in relation to epidemiology and diagnostic characteristics.


Keywords


Ovary, Pseudo-Meigs´ syndrome, Struma Ovarii

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