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1,016 Possible Causes for Hepatomegaly, Pleural Effusion

  • Infectious Mononucleosis

    KEYWORDS: Epstein-Barr virus; Hepatomegaly; cytomegalovirus[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] She later developed respiratory distress and was found to have a pleural effusion and empyema and was admitted to a pediatric intensive care unit for two weeks.[dx.doi.org] She later developed respiratory distress and was found to have a pleural effusion and empyema and was admitted to a paediatric intensive care unit for two weeks.[doi.org]

  • Chronic Constrictive Pericarditis

    On the other hand, when this entity is considered as a possible underlying cause of relatively symptomless hepatomegaly and ascites and appropriate laboratory studies are[jamanetwork.com] Pleural effusion occurs in 44–50% of patients with CP [ 4 , 20 ].[hindawi.com] […] analysis In chronic constrictive pericarditis the serum-ascites albumin gradient 1.1 g/dL and an ascites fluid total protein 2.5 g/dL. [1] Abdominal sonography Congestive hepatomegaly[explainmedicine.com]

  • Amebic Liver Abscess

    Most (81%) patients had hepatomegaly on physical examination and some had a well-defined mass.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Gross fluid derangements including pleural effusion, edema and ascities were observed in 39% cases and 6% had rupture of abscess.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In 5 patients, pleural effusion was observed in chest radiographs. IHA titer was 128 in 10 patients and 512 in 8 patients.[wwwnc.cdc.gov]

  • Pericardial Effusion

    Radiologic examinations were carried out, and the computed tomography scan revealed a hepatomegaly and a chest X-ray showed evidence of a unilateral pleural effusion.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Pleural fluid accumulation persisted despite a tube thoracostomy for pleural effusion drainage.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Symptoms and signs of peripheral venous congestion (eg, peripheral edema, neck vein distention, hepatomegaly) may appear with an early diastolic sound (pericardial knock),[merckmanuals.com]

  • Systemic Amyloidosis

    Examination and tests in this patient also revealed anemia, hepatomegaly, infiltrative cardiomyopathy, polyneuropathy and immunoglobulin l deposition, favoring a diagnosis[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Thus, despite a lack of biopsy-proven amyloid deposition, we suggest that these effusions may be secondary to pleural amyloid deposition.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Key words: AL Amyloidosis, Proteinuria, Hepatomegaly Advertisement American Journal of Preventive Medicine and Public Health SUBMIT YOUR ARTICLE NOW[scopemed.org]

  • Juvenile Onset Stills Disease

    […] days, with at least one of the following manifestations: skin rash (evanescent, non-fixed erythematous rash that accompanies fever spikes), generalized lymphadenopathy, hepatomegaly[stillsdisease.org] Visceral complications (pericarditis, pleural effusion or serous peritonitis with abdominal pain) may be present.[orpha.net] Lymphadenopathy, splenomegaly, hepatomegaly, and sore throat are also common.[slideshare.net]

  • Primary Myelofibrosis

    The patient, a 62-year-old female, having had primary myelofibrosis for 13 years and a splenectomy 4 years before, was admitted because of high fever, hepatomegaly, thrombocythemia[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The condition may result in spinal cord compression, focal seizures, symptoms related to brain tumours, ascites, haematuria, pericardial effusion, pleural effusion, haemoptysis[patient.info] […] manifestations depend on the type of blood cell affected and may include anemia, pallor, splenomegaly, hypermetabolic state, petechiae, ecchymosis, bleeding, lymphadenopathy, hepatomegaly[orpha.net]

  • Congestive Heart Failure

    Cardiac examination at the age of 6 years revealed constrictive pericarditis with significant elevation of atrial filling pressures, consecutive hepatomegaly, and protein[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] SUBJECT: A 79-year-old woman experienced episodic dyspnea with unilateral pleural effusion for 2 years.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Right upper quadrant sonogram revealed hepatomegaly of 15 cm, trace amount of perihepatic ascites, pericholecystic fluid, and also thickened edematous gallbladder wall with[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Chronic Right-Sided Congestive Heart Failure

    Right sided heart failure Right sided heart failure Right sided heart failure Right sided heart failure Anasarca (massive generalized body edema) Right sided heart failure Hepatomegaly[quizlet.com] Pleural effusion Pleural effusion more evident on lateral view Pleural effusion is bilateral in 70% of cases of CHF.[radiologyassistant.nl] Abdominal examination elicited pain during superficial palpation on the right upper quadrant with hepatomegaly identification, with no signs of ascites.[austinpublishinggroup.com]

  • Portal Cirrhosis

    The presence of this triad in a patient with unexplained hepatomegaly is indicative of portal cirrhosis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] This condition leads to accumulation of fluid in the abdominal cavity (ascites), pleural effusions, edema of the legs, dilation of superficial veins of the abdomen, and dilation[innerbody.com] The liver becomes large, even huge (hepatomegaly). The normal liver weighs about 1,200 grams (2.6 lb).[en.wikipedia.org]

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