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Enlarged liver and spleen

Enlarged liver and spleen: Introduction

Enlarged liver and spleen: Enlargement of both liver and spleen (hepatosplenomegaly). See detailed information below for a list of 1170 causes of Enlarged liver and spleen, Symptom Checker, Assessment Questionnaire, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Types of Enlarged liver and spleen:

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Diagnostic tests for Enlarged liver and spleen:

Various tests are used in the diagnosis of Enlarged liver and spleen. Some of these are listed below :

  • Physical examination
    • Inspect color of skin for jaundice (yellowing) and anemia (pallor
    • Palpate the liver and determine the extent of the enlargement and also determine if liver is tender. A tender enlarged liver may suggest viral hepatitis
    • Palpate for enlarged spleen. If both liver and spleen is enlarged may suggest alcoholic cirrhosis, amyloidosis, reticuloendotheliosis, hemolytic anemias, biliary cirrhosis, myeloid metaplasia, systemic lupus erythematosus, acute viral hepatitis, infectious mononucleosis, cytomegalovirus and various parasitic diseases. If the spleen enlargement is massive this is characteristic of Gaucher's disease, kala azar and myeloid metaplasia
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Enlarged liver and spleen: Animations

Enlarged liver and spleen: Comorbid Symptoms

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Assessment Questionnaire: Questions your doctor may ask (and why!)

During a consultation, your doctor will use various techniques to assess the symptom: Enlarged liver and spleen. These will include a physical examination and possibly diagnostic tests. (Note: A physical exam is always done, diagnostic tests may or may not be performed depending on the suspected condition) Your doctor will ask several questions when assessing your condition. It is important to openly share any pertinent information to help your doctor make an accurate diagnosis.

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Enlarged liver and spleen: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Enlarged liver and spleen

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...read more »

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Organs affected by Enlarged liver and spleen:

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Detailed list of causes of Enlarged liver and spleen

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How Common are these Causes of Enlarged liver and spleen?

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  • 3 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 5 causes are "common" diseases
  • 7 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 5 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 34 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 1135 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Enlarged liver and spleen:

The following list of conditions have 'Enlarged liver and spleen' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Conditions listing medical complications: Enlarged liver and spleen:

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Causes of Enlarged liver and spleen Based on Risk Factors

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  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Enlarged liver and spleen?

    Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Enlarged liver and spleen, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.

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    Classifications of Enlarged liver and spleen:

    Subtypes of Enlarged liver and spleen:

    Swollen spleen (1232 causes)

    Medical Conditions associated with Enlarged liver and spleen:

    Enlarged liver (1314 causes), Spleen symptoms (1175 causes), Swollen spleen (1232 causes), Liver symptoms (1644 causes), Liver problems (1613 causes), Swelling symptoms (3730 causes), Upper abdominal symptoms (2707 causes), Abdominal symptoms (5930 causes), Digestive system symptoms (5299 causes)

    Symptoms related to Enlarged liver and spleen:

    Enlarged liver, enlarged spleen, Hepatospleenomegaly, Portal hypertension (53 causes), Glycogen storage disoders, Cirrhosis of liver (119 causes)

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