(* Junior Resident, ** Assistant Professor, *** Associate Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Seth G S Medical College and K E M Hospital, Mumbai, India.)
Ovarian fibroma is a tumor of stromal cell origin. It accounts for around 4% of all ovarian tumors and usually occurs in perimenopausal and postmenopausal women. These tumors are usually unilateral, solid, hard and have a bosselated external surface. It may be associated with ascites and right sided hydrothorax known as Meig’s syndrome. However, due to variation in presentation, differences in shape and size of the tumor, it is often misdiagnosed as a uterine myoma.[1-3] In cases where tumor size is large and associated with ascites or hydrothorax and elevated CA-125 levels, it is misdiagnosed as a malignancy.
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