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Visceromegaly

 

Visceromegaly is enlargement of the organs inside the abdomen, such as the liver, spleen, stomach, kidneys, or pancreas.

 

 
  • Enlarged spleen

    Enlarged spleen - illustration

    Because of its wide variety of functions, the spleen may be affected by many conditions involving the blood or lymph system, and by infection, malignancies, liver disease, and parasites.

    Enlarged spleen

    illustration

    • Enlarged spleen

      Enlarged spleen - illustration

      Because of its wide variety of functions, the spleen may be affected by many conditions involving the blood or lymph system, and by infection, malignancies, liver disease, and parasites.

      Enlarged spleen

      illustration


     

    Review Date: 1/31/2015

    Reviewed By: Linda J. Vorvick, MD, Medical Director and Director of Didactic Curriculum, MEDEX Northwest Division of Physician Assistant Studies, Department of Family Medicine, UW Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Isla Ogilvie, PhD, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.

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