Case of pseudo-Meigs' syndrome caused by gastric cancer-related metastatic ovarian tumor with prolonged survival
Masaru Okamoto, Department of General Internal Medicine, Tottori Prefectural Central Hospital, Tottori 680-0901, Japan
Kazunori Maeda, Atsushi Yanagitani, Kiwamu Tanaka, Department of Gastroenterology, Tottori Prefectural Central Hospital, Tottori 680-0901, Japan
Author contributions: Okamoto M, Maeda K, Yanagitani A and Tanaka K equally discussed the clinical manifestations; Maeda K, Yanagitani A and Tanaka K reviewed the manuscript critically; Okamoto M wrote the paper.
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Correspondence to: Masaru Okamoto, MD, Department of General Internal Medicine, Tottori Prefectural Central Hospital, Tottori, Edu, Tottori City, Tottori 680-0901, Japan. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Received: May 31, 2016
Peer-review started: June 1, 2016
First decision: August 10, 2016
Revised: August 25, 2016
Accepted: September 13, 2016
Article in press: September 18, 2016
Published online: November 15, 2016