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Hypersplenism

Hypersplenism: Introduction

Hypersplenism: A condition which is characterized by the exaggeration of blood degrading function of the spleen. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Hypersplenism is available below.

Symptoms of Hypersplenism

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Hypersplenism?

Hypersplenism: Complications

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Causes of Hypersplenism

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Disease Topics Related To Hypersplenism

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Hypersplenism: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Hypersplenism

Chronic digestive conditions often misdiagnosed: When diagnosing chronic symptoms of the digestive tract, there are a variety of conditions that may be misdiagnosed. The best known, ...read more »

Intestinal bacteria disorder may be hidden cause: One of the lesser known causes of diarrhea is an imbalance of bacterial in the gut, sometimes called intestinal imbalance. The digestive system contains a variety...read more »

Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely to cause some level of diarrhea in patients. The reason is that antibiotics kill off not only "bad" bacteria, but can also kill the "good" bacteria in the gut. This...read more »

Food poisoning may actually be an infectious disease: Many people who come down with "stomach symptoms" like diarrhea assume that it's "something I ate" (i.e. food poisoning). In fact, it's more likely to be an infectious...read more »

Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over...read more »

Celiac disease often fails to be diagnosed cause of chronic digestive symptoms: One of the most common chronic digestive conditions is celiac disease, a malabsorption disorder with a variety of symptoms (see symptoms of...read more »

Chronic liver disease often undiagnosed: One study reported that 50% of patients with a chronic liver disease remain undiagnosed by their primary physician. The reasons are multifactorial. Possible conditions include chronic...read more »

Chronic digestive diseases hard to diagnose: There is an inherent difficulty in diagnosing the various types of chronic digestive diseases. Some...read more »

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Hospitals & Clinics: Hypersplenism

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Hypersplenism: Rare Types

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Hypersplenism: Animations

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Definitions of Hypersplenism:

Condition characterized by splenomegaly, some reduction in the number of circulating blood cells in the presence of a normal or hyperactive bone marrow, and the potential for reversal by splenectomy. - (Source - Diseases Database)

Enlarged spleen and a decrease in one or more types of blood cells; associated with many disorders - (Source - WordNet 2.1)

 

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