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Enlarged Spleen (Splenomegaly) (cont.)

Synonyms and Keywords

enlarged spleen, splenomegaly, splenectomy, spleen enlargement, ruptured spleen, splenic enlargement, enlargement of the spleen, splenic vein thrombosis, tropical splenomegaly, splenic injury

Author and Editor

Author: Saimak T. Nabili, MD, MPH

Editor: Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD

REFERENCES: eMedicine.com; "Splenomegaly."

O'Reilly, RA. Splenomegaly in 2,505 patients at a large university medical center from 1913 to 1995. 1963 to 1995: 449 patients. West J Med 1998; 169:88.


Last Editorial Review: 12/11/2009 11:20:02 AM

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