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Hepatosplenomegaly (commonly abbreviated HSM) is the simultaneous enlargement of both the liver (hepatomegaly) and the spleen (splenomegaly). Hepatosplenomegaly can occur as the result of acute viral hepatitis, infectious mononucleosis, and histoplasmosis or it can be the sign of a serious and life-threatening lysosomal storage disease. Systemic venous hypertension can also increase the risk for developing hepatosplenomegaly, which may be seen in those patients with right-sided heart failure.
- Haematological disease:
- Metabolic disease:
- Chronic liver disease and portal hypertension:
- Systemic lupus erythematosus
- Human African trypanosomiasis
- drug abuse
- National Niemann Pick Disease Foundation
- Hide and Seek Foundation For Lysosomal Disease Research
- 1516961800 at GPnotebook
- "Hepatosplenomegaly". Medcyclopaedia. GE. Archived from the original on 2012-02-05.
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