hemolytic splenomegaly

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enlargement of the spleen.
congestive splenomegaly splenomegaly secondary to portal hypertension, with ascites, anemia, thrombocytopenia, leukopenia, and episodic hemorrhage from the intestinal tract. Called also Banti's disease.
hemolytic splenomegaly enlargement of the spleen associated with hemolytic diseases of the blood.
siderotic splenomegaly splenomegaly with deposit of iron and calcium.

he·mo·lyt·ic sple·no·meg·a·ly

splenomegaly associated with hemolytic jaundice.

he·mo·lyt·ic sple·no·meg·a·ly

(hē'mō-lit'ik splē'nō-meg'ă-lē)
Enlargement of the spleen associated with congenital hemolytic jaundice.
Synonym(s): haemolytic splenomegaly.