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hepatosplenomegaly

Definitions

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  • n. enlargement of both the liver and spleen.

Etymologies

hepato- +‎ splenomegaly. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Hepatitis can be caused by infections, medications or other diseases hepatomegaly - enlarged liver. hepatosplenomegaly - enlarged spleen and liver.

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  • Physical examination revealed a well-appearing young woman, blood pressure 210/140 mm Hg in both arms, fundoscopic exam was normal, lungs were clear, cardiac exam revealed II/VI systolic ejection murmur, abdomen was nontender without hepatosplenomegaly, stool was guaiac negative, neurologic and musculoskeletal exams were normal.

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  • At 3 months of age, the female infant was admitted to the pediatric intensive care unit of the J.W. Goethe University Hospital at Frankfurt am Main with the classic presentation of FHL characterized by a sepsis-like clinical picture with hepatosplenomegaly, pancytopenia, and impaired liver function.

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  • Clinical features, which are shared by the inherited and the acquired forms, include nonremitting high fever, hepatosplenomegaly, cytopenia of at least two lineages, and/or elevations in pro-inflammatory cytokines and soluble CD25.

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  • A man presents with a fever of 109 degrees, swollen lymph nodes, and hepatosplenomegaly.

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  • The rise in body temperature is accompanied by a severe headache, anorexia nervosa, severe pain in the abdomen, cough and hepatosplenomegaly.

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  • Enlargement of liver and spleen (hepatosplenomegaly)

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  • Clinical manifestations of the disease are the simultaneous enlargement of both the liver and the spleen [hepatosplenomegaly], skeletal disorders, and, in some instances, lung, kidney, and central nervous system impairment with the progression sometimes ending in death.

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  • Dr. Mesa stated, "Quality of life in patients with myelofibrosis is severely compromised by debilitating symptoms including fatigue, night sweats, fever, weight loss, pruritus, and symptoms from frequently massive hepatosplenomegaly.

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