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Case Reports in Pediatrics
Volume 2015, Article ID 878716, 4 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/878716
Case Report

Giant Ovarian Cyst Masquerading as Massive Ascites in an 11-Year-Old

Hamad Medical Corporation, P.O. BOX 3050, Doha, Qatar

Received 17 May 2015; Accepted 15 June 2015

Academic Editor: Pauline M. Chou

Copyright © 2015 Shaza Ali Mohammed Elhassan et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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