enlarged spleen


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enlarged spleen

Splenomegaly, see there.
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Only after Caesarean section and extraction of the baby, the real problem was suspected and possible investigations were done postoperatively, which revealed slightly enlarged liver, enlarged spleen (For which splenectomy was done), dilated gall bladder, dilated periportal veins, mild ascites, mild bilateral pleural effusion, mild pericardial effusion, markedly elevated liver enzymes, decreased Albumin: Globulin ratio, decreased serum albumin.
Approximately 95% of the patients in gaucher's disease present with enlarged spleen. A prominent feature of gaucher's disease is hypersplenism which leads to severe bleeding with anemia.
Other symptoms are swelling around the eyes and an enlarged spleen.
Spontaneous rupture of an enlarged spleen though rare can be catastrophic [2].
"About 20 per cent of people with glandular fever have an enlarged spleen and the advice is to rest."
Per abdomen examination revealed enlarged liver about 7 cm below costal margin, mildly tender, soft in consistency, enlarged spleen of about 5 cm below costal margin and presence of ascites.
Symptoms include an enlarged spleen and liver, difficulty walking, tremors and fits, learning difficulties and progressive dementia.
Ajiboye stated that the symptoms included chills, sweating, fever, vomiting, headache, fatigue and enlarged spleen, among others.
Symptoms of liver cancer include unexplained weight loss and loss of appetite, fatigue, an enlarged liver (felt as a mass under the ribs on the right side), an enlarged spleen (felt as a mass under the ribs on the left side), feeling very full after a small meal, yellowing of the skin and eyes (jaundice), swelling or fluid build-up in the abdomen, nausea and vomiting, and abdominal pain near the right shoulder blade.
Claire said: "I was taking her back and forth to doctors and they diagnosed her with an enlarged spleen with a review in six weeks.
"On May 5, a prison GP noted Mr Richards' non-alcoholic cirrhosis of the liver, sepsis, and enlarged spleen.