Elevated CA-125 and ascites: not always malignancy

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BACKGROUND: We present two clinical cases from a single institution where a final diagnosis of cardiac failure was made following the initial finding of ascites and an elevated CA 125 level. In both cases gynaecological malignancy was initially suspected.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)63-66
Number of pages4
JournalIrish journal of medical science
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2008

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine


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