splenomegaly


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an abnormal enlargement of the spleen

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A study by Sharma et al proved that liver cirrhosis patients with splenomegaly more than 14 cm in size were positive for esophageal varices11.
Cases were selected with complaint of untreated fever of short duration and/or raised body temperature without any pre-existing documented systemic illness with clinical features like fever-paroxysmal, remittent or intermittent, chills, anaemia, splenomegaly, hepatomegaly, headache, vomiting, drowsiness, altered behaviour, confusion, unarousable coma, etc.
Ruxolitinib is found to relieve symptoms related to splenomegaly and is shown to reduce spleen size.
Although she never had a confirmed diagnosis of leukemia, she had related symptoms: splenomegaly, neutropenia, and anemia.
She had 3 other siblings, one of whom expired from some hematological disorder and had splenomegaly.
Occasionally, it can be a sign of underlying disease when patients apply external heat to relieve the pain, like backache, splenomegaly, pancreatitis, pancreatic and other malignancies.
During two evaluations of refugee populations in western Uganda in March and July 2015, refugees with splenomegaly on physical examination were offered additional assessment and treatment, including abdominal ultrasonography and laboratory testing.
Abnormal shaped RBCs are rapidly destroyed by the reticuloendothelial system particularly spleen leading to microcytic hypochromic anemia, splenomegaly and iron overload.
Hepatomegaly was defined as a liver that was palpable [greater than or equal to]2 cm below the right costal margin in the midclavicular line and splenomegaly was defined as any-sized spleen palpable below the left costal margin.
Physical examination revealed a moderate degree of splenomegaly.
Patients of cerebral malaria also presented with high grade fever and convulsions, but they usually had splenomegaly, gross anemia or jaundice that supported their initial diagnosis before their report of CBC and PBS for malarial parasite confirmed their diagnosis.
a) Criteria Patient values and clinical status Five of the 8 criteria listed below are fulfilled by our patient Ferritin [greater than or equal to] 500 238 380 ng/mL Fever Present Splenomegaly Not present Cytopenia Hemoglobin <9 g/dL 7.