hypersplenism


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Noun1.hypersplenism - enlarged spleen and a decrease in one or more types of blood cells; associated with many disorders
symptom - (medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease
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hy·per·splen·ism

n. hiperesplenismo, funcionamiento exagerado del bazo.
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Some patient-specific factors that may increase the propensity for hemolysis include, but are not limited to, hemolytic uremic syndrome, malignant hypertension, some malignancies that predispose to microangiopathic hemolytic anemia, hypersplenism, hemolytic disorders (e.
Thrombocytopaenia occurs as a result of hypersplenism and in alcoholic patients due to direct bone marrow suppression by ethanol.
Complications include hemorrhage, coagulopathy, hypersplenism, and portal hypertension.
Complications of CH include hypersplenism, malignancy and spontaneous rupture which is the most common complication and has been reported in 25% of cases.
The patients were divided into splenectomy group (n = 9), normal splenic function group (n = 24), and hypersplenism group (n = 16).
Hepatocellular functions are relatively well-preserved and complications are portal hypertension (PH), gastro-oesophageal varices and hypersplenism.
Laparoscopic splenectomy in colorectal cancer patients with chemotherapyassociated thrombocytopenia due to hypersplenism.
Hypersplenism, abdominal discomfort due to massive splenomegaly and splenic injury are other indications of splenectomy in thalassemia patients.
For cirrhotic patients, preoperative platelet count was generally lower than normal due to concurrent hypersplenism.
By hypersplenism we mean that the spleen is overactive.
The cause of anemia is probably multifactorial: immune-mediated mechanism, alteration of red blood cells membrane permeability, hemolysis, and hypersplenism.
In "human immunodeficiency virus infection", immune mechanisms in which anti-neutrophil antibodies and hypersplenism are involved are also effective.