Stauffer syndrome

Stauffer syndrome is paraneoplastic nephrogenic hepatomegaly. It most commonly occurs in the setting of renal cell carcinoma, and is the enlargement the liver without hepatic metastases. It is a cause of cholestasis and cholestatic jaundice

History and etymology

It is named after Maurice H. Stauffer, American gastroenterologist who first described it in 1961.

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Article Information

rID: 15038
Section: Syndromes
Tags: stub, refs, cases
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Stauffer's syndrome
  • Nephrogenic hepatomegaly
  • Non metastatic hepatic dysfunction in renal cell carcinoma

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