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Editor's Correspondence
June 22, 1998

Pseudo–Meigs Syndrome With Elevated CA 125 Levels

Arch Intern Med. 1998;158(12):1378-1379. doi:

Benign neoplasms of gynecologic origin are sometimes present with the clinical appearance of disseminated malignant neoplasms. This is usually the case in patients with Meigs or pseudo–Meigs syndrome.1,2 We recently cared for a woman with pseudo–Meigs syndrome resulting from uterine leiomyoma who at first seemed to have a disseminated malignant disease.

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