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87 Possible Causes for Transient Hepatomegaly

  • Mitochondrial Myopathy with Reversible Cytochrome C Oxidase Deficiency

    Abstract A 1-month-old Japanese girl had profound generalized weakness, hypotonia, and severe lactic acidosis. The infant improved gradually: she held her head at 9 months, learned to walk by 15 months. At the first muscle biopsy at 11 weeks of age, the specimen was characterized by numerous ragged-red fibers and[…][]

  • Meningoencephalitis

    […] hearing loss; hepatomegaly; and splenomegaly ( 6 , 104 ).[] […] hearing loss; hepatomegaly; and splenomegaly ( 6, 104 ).[] […] appendicitis ( 102 ), cholecystitis ( 103 ), or gastroenteritis; diarrhea; conjunctival suffusion; periorbital and peripheral edema (more common in children); calf pain; acute transient[]

  • Suprasellar Tumor

    Abdominal distension and hepatomegaly occurred on the 9th postoperative day.[] It was surgically excised, and postoperative complications included sodium imbalance and transient diabetes insipidus.[]

  • Systemic Vasculitis

    Transient hepatomegaly with spontaneous resolution reported in 10 patients (couldn’t be ruled out before treatment) No significant differences between the 2 drugs.[]

  • Hepatosplenomegaly

    We present three cases of transient abnormal myelopoiesis associated with trisomy 21 in which hepatomegaly was apparent during the fetal period.[] Kikuchi A, Tamura N, Ishii K, Takamura K, Matsunaga M, Sudo N, Tanaka K: Four cases of fetal hypoechoic hepatomegaly associated with Trisomy 21 and transient abnormal myelopoiesis[] The liver may be transiently enlarged in acute alcoholic hepatitis.[]

  • Congenital Dyserythropoietic Anemia

    A few had persistent pulmonary hypertension, direct hyperbilirubinemia, and transient thrombocytopenia.[] Of those with symptoms, 65% had hepatomegaly, 53% had early jaundice, and 27% were small for gestational age.[]

  • Paroxysmal Cold Hemoglobinuria

    Signs Splenomegaly Hepatomegaly Transient Jaundice Pale fingers, toes, and tip of nose VI.[]

  • Pyridoxine Dependency Syndrome

    Other reported features include hepatomegaly, bilious vomiting, transient visual agnosia, squint, severe articulatory apraxia, motor dyspraxia and microcephaly(17).[]

  • Liver Disease

    CONCLUSION: Transient hepatomegaly, with inhomogeneous hyperechoic parenchyma without attenuation, and compressed, ill delineated liver veins, with monophasic or flattened[]

  • Pediatric Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

    , splenomegaly, lymphadenopathy, autoimmune hemolytic anaemia, thrombocytopenia and pneumonitis, which are generally mild in degree and fairly transient.[] […] cardiomyopathy occurs in up to 20%, and has a significant mortality in the first year of life. [56] Other Systemic Manifestations A smaller proportion of infants have combinations of hepatomegaly[]

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