hepatomegaly


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hep·a·to·meg·a·ly

 (hĕp′ə-tə-mĕg′ə-lē, hĭ-păt′ə-)
n.
Abnormal enlargement of the liver.
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hepatomegaly

(ˌhɛpətəʊˈmɛɡəlɪ)
n
(Pathology) an abnormal enlargement of the liver, caused by congestion, inflammation, or a tumour
[C20: from hepato- + New Latin megalia, from Greek megas great]
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hep•a•to•meg•a•ly

(ˌhɛp ə toʊˈmɛg ə li, hɪˌpæt ə-)

n.
an abnormal enlargement of the liver, usu. associated with liver or heart disease.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hepatomegaly - abnormal enlargement of the liverhepatomegaly - abnormal enlargement of the liver  
abnormalcy, abnormality - an abnormal physical condition resulting from defective genes or developmental deficiencies
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Translations
Hepatomegalie

hep·a·to·meg·a·ly

, hepatomegalia
n. hepatomegalia, agrandamiento del hígado.
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After two to four days, the agitation may be replaced by sleepiness, depression and lassitude, and the abdominal pain may localize to the upper right quadrant, with detectable hepatomegaly (liver enlargement).
Lactic acidosis and severe hepatomegaly with steatosis: Fatal cases have been reported with the use of nucleoside analogs, including Truvada.
In the case of total count, the highest value was observed in patients with splenomegaly, and the least was seen in cases with hepatomegaly, the p value obtained, was 0.54.
At presentation in our clinic, he was overweight with a body mass index of 28.4 kg/[m.sup.2] and had an impaired general condition, jaundice, symmetrical maculopapular erythematous skin rash on the palms and soles, epithelial desquamation of the hand and feet, and painless hepatomegaly at 3 cm below the costal margin (Figure 1).
The common symptoms noted in acyanotic heart disease were respiratory distress, lethargy and reluctance to feed while tachypnea, hepatomegaly and murmur were most frequent signs.
She said that he was taken to Soura Medical Institute on Monday by police where doctors examined the causes of severe back pain; abnormality of INR, hepatomegaly with Fatty Liver Grade 1 and recurring of multiple stones in his kidneys.The Chairperson said that his blood samples, USG, INR, ECHO and other necessary tests were done and his USG showed multiple stones in both of his kidneys while his INR also showed abnormality due to which doctors advised him to do more tests, besides remaining in hospital for more days.
Most common per abdomen finding in liver abscess patient was right quadrant tenderness (65.6%), followed by hepatomegaly (40%) and splenomegaly (19%).
She was hypotonic, hypoactive, and lethargic, and she had hepatomegaly. Her liver edge was 5 cm below the right costal margin.
'He had a hypostatic congestion on the left lung due to prolonged recumbency on left lateral side, a congested heart, congested liver and mild hepatomegaly, petechial haemorrhage spleen, pale kidney, a normal stomach and intestinal content with inflammation of intestinal mucosa,' said Nurain.