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- n. Enlargement of the spleen.
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- n. An enlargement of the spleen.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as splenomegalia.
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- n. an abnormal enlargement of the spleen
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· Single puncture, perpendicular to the abdomen, on a line joining the umbilicus and the anterior superior iliac spine, usually on the left, to avoid perforation of the cecum; on the right in the case of massive splenomegaly.
Runt disease or splenomegaly (one of its earlier symptoms) provides a test of the immunological competence of cells, and lends itself to exact studies of their immunological capabilities; perhaps the most important discovery that can be credited to it is of the presence of an immunologically competent cell in peripheral blood.
These results were generally consistent with data reported previously at ASH 2010, demonstrating that CYT387 continues to display a favorable safety profile while meaningfully improving splenomegaly and constitutional symptoms.
Of the 53 evaluable subjects who had splenomegaly at baseline
In addition to demonstrating positive efficacy signals in the approvable endpoints in this indication, splenomegaly and symptomatic improvement, CYT387 also exhibited a promising ability to positively impact anemia, a major life-shortening symptom associated with myelofibrosis.
-- No, it's not a given that you'd develop splenomegaly but it IS the main complication that occurs in about half the people who get mono.
(A) Representative images of spleen and lymph node of control (Ctrl) and N1N2K5 mice showing splenomegaly and lymphadenopathy (n = 12, three individual experiments).
We describe the first case of CHF presenting in an otherwise healthy child, with thrombocytopenia and splenomegaly as the only manifestations of the disease.
Other notable findings at admission were splenomegaly, pancytopenia, hyponatremia, elevated levels of liver enzymes, hyperferritinemia and hypofibrinogenemia.
Patients were eligible to participate in the study if they presented with disease-related anemia and had at least one of the following clinical manifestations of Gaucher disease: thrombocytopenia, moderate splenomegaly or a readily palpable enlarged liver.