splenomegaly

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an abnormal enlargement of the spleen

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Splenomegalia was the most frequent finding (40%) in the patients with hepatitis, suggesting complications of chronic infection with HBV, confirming the findings of other authors [20].
4]-induced liver fibrosis markedly caused liver atrophy and splenomegalia, while AFE increased the liver weight, and decreased the spleen weight.
Liver fibrosis or cirrhosis leads to blockage of blood flow into the liver and causes portal hypertension, it would also influence the blood flow of spleen and give rise to splenomegalia (Gill and Kircbain, 1997).
One hundred fourty nine diseased dogs, referred with histories of at least one of the clinical signs involving anorexia, weight loss, fever, generalized lymphadenopathy, splenomegalia, muscle weakness, bleeding, spontaneous rhinorrhagia, distal limb edema, dyspnoea, and/ or polyarthritis were evaluated using a canine point-of-care ELISA kit for diagnosis of naturally occuring vector borne diseases (Snap 4Dx).