hepatomegaly


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Synonyms for hepatomegaly

abnormal enlargement of the liver

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Keywords: Hemoglobinopathies, Sickle cell anemia, Hepatomegaly.
The predominant examination finding was isolated hepatomegaly 34 (66.
Therefore in adults with fever, jaundice, hepatomegaly and altered liver function tests, the diagnosis of dengue infection should be strongly considered in areas where dengue infection is endemic.
One study showed hepatomegaly and splenomegaly in 50% of cases of cholestasis in infants; [14] however, in our study, 73% of infants with cholestasis had hepatomegaly while 59% had splenomegaly.
Characteristic or finding Positive, Negative, n = 7 ([dagger]) n = 45 History of hepatomegaly 0 1 (2.
After two to four days, the feeling of being agitated may be replaced by sleepiness, depression and lassitude, and the abdominal pain may localize to the upper right quadrant, with detectable hepatomegaly (liver enlargement)," said Basheer.
Abdominal and renal sonography performed at 2-year of age revealed marked hepatomegaly and nephromegaly, with increased echogenicity.
A review of the history eliciting important details such as dyspnea, loss of appetite; an appropriate examination revealing among other findings, hepatomegaly and a careful observation of important radiographic findings of pleural effusion allowed for a quick referral.
A CT scan of the abdomen showed hepatomegaly with dishomogeneous enhancement after dye injection (mosaic pattern).
3) Most patients are usually diagnosed between the ages of 40 and 50, and in many investigations, HH has been observed between two and eight times more often in men, with the most frequently seen symptoms being asthenia, fatigue, arthralgia, abdominal pain, loss of libido, hepatomegaly, and cardiomyopathy.
All patients had fever as presenting complaint, 83 per cent patients had body ache, 27 per cent had bleeding tendency with upper gastrointestinal bleeding being the commonest, 50 per cent had hepatomegaly ( enlarged liver) or hepatosplenomegaly ( simultaneous enlargement of both the liver and the spleen).
An abdominal ultrasonogram revealed hepatomegaly, with a liver size of 14 cm (normal 10 cm) and spleen 13 cm (normal 10-12 cm).
Hepatomegaly on US was more common among HIV/HCV co-infected patients compared to HCV mono-infected patients.