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897 Possible Causes for Palpable Liver

  • Bronchitis

    […] may become palpable as it is displaced downwards due to overinflation.[physio-pedia.com] […] anteroposterior diameter) Diaphragm appears lower and flatter Paradoxical inward movement of the lower ribs and visible interspaces during inspiration Sternum appears elevated The liver[physio-pedia.com]

  • Acute Bronchitis

    […] may become palpable as it is displaced downwards due to overinflation.[physio-pedia.com] […] anteroposterior diameter) Diaphragm appears lower and flatter Paradoxical inward movement of the lower ribs and visible interspaces during inspiration Sternum appears elevated The liver[physio-pedia.com]

  • Upper Respiratory Infection

    An enlarged liver may also be palpable. Primary HIV infection can be another cause of lymphadenopathy.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Anemia

    […] results from a liver diet, it is requisite for the patient to have liver administered in very considerable quantities every day, in quantities running to three, four, five[web.archive.org] […] clear, great difficulties in the way to prevent their arriving at any real discovery in this regard, for the fact is, as we know, that in order to be able to achieve any palpable[web.archive.org]

  • Fibrolamellar Hepatocellular Carcinoma

    They may also include a palpable liver mass.[4] Other presentations include jaundice, ascites, fulminant liver failure, encephalopathy, gynecomastia (males only), thrombophlebitis[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Acute Respiratory Infection

    liver and spleen; Difficulty in palpating the apex beat and in hearing the heart sounds because of emphysema.[wikieducator.org] […] muscles of respiration Subcostal /intercostal recessions  Expiratory wheeze / grunting  Prolonged expiration  Hyper-resonant percussion notes  Chest hyperinflation  Liver[slideshare.net] […] mild upper respiratory infection; Overinflated (barrel) chest; Shallow rapid breathing; Suprasternal and substernal retractions; Decreased breath sounds; Wheezes and rales; Palpable[wikieducator.org]

  • Hepatosplenomegaly

    Presence of a palpable liver does not always represent hepatomegaly .Determined on the basis of liver span and degree of extension below the right costal margin. 6.[slideshare.net] Physical examination revealed an emaciated patient with fever (39 degrees C), pallor, and hepatosplenomegaly (spleen 9 cm and liver 5 cm palpable below the costal margin).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Just palpable soft spleen - Enteric fever, infective endocarditis, etc.[slideshare.net]

  • Chronic Alcoholism

    Palpable liver enlargement is also characteristic of fatty liver and is present in about 90 percent of these patients.[hopkinsmedicine.org] Fatty liver is present in approximately 90 to 100 percent of heavy drinkers (who consume more than 80 grams of alcohol per day over a five-year period).[hopkinsmedicine.org]

  • Cholestatic Jaundice

    Post-hepatic jaundice usually present with abdominal pain, rigors, itching and palpable liver more than 2cm below the costal margin.[ptolemy.ca] Her liver was palpable under the right costal margin. Upon admission, her serum total bilirubin was found to be elevated to 29.2 mg/dl.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] cancer Hepatomegaly (Enlarged Liver) Liver cancer Pancreatic cancer is more likely to result in a palpable gallbladder Other Causes May not present with any additional symptoms[healthhype.com]

  • Toxoplasmosis

    Enlarged spleen or liver may be palpable. Patient may be febrile and may appear weak. Laboratory tests are non-specific. Lymhocytosis and atypical lymphocytes are seen.[symptoma.com]

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