Hepatosplenomegaly

Dr Daniel J Bell et al.

Hepatosplenomegaly is simply the simultaneous presence of a pathologically-enlarged liver (hepatomegaly) and spleen (splenomegaly).

Pathology

Etiology
Infection

Many, many infections can produce a mild concurrent enlargement of the liver and spleen. This list is by no means exhaustive!

Malignancy
Hematological
Storage diseases/metabolic/infiltrative disorders
Connective tissue disorders
Others
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Article information

rID: 68972
Section: Gamuts
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Enlarged liver and spleen

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Cases and figures

  • Case 1: Thalassemia
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