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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
What problem?: You didn't specify any problem, only the enlarged spleen, which can be due to some splenic activity, after an infection and returning back to normal s ... Read More
Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
A 13.5cm: is borderline in size for a male your age, and could in fact be normal in your case.

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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
First thought: My first thought would be a rotation of those ribs into that position. Some have vertebrae in their back (which anchor the ribs) that can be rotated s ... Read More
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Rib protrusions: Possible causes of rib protrusions, which are more common in the left side of the rib cage, are trauma, spinal curvature(scoliosis) and muscle weaknes ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Thompson
20 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Liver issues?: Splenomegaly (enlarged spleen) may be caused from liver issues. The liver can be fatty from problems with cholesterol, toxins such as alcohol, or havi ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Piotr Obara
14 years experience Radiology
Depends for what: Ct is probably the best out of the ones you listed because it gives high spacial resolution and contrast. Mri would give even better contrast but thi ... Read More
A 72-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Davant
49 years experience Family Medicine
Lucky you-you got 2: There is probably a long list of very rare things--but accessory (extra) spleens are not uncommon and most radiologists are comfortable is identifying ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Yes: Anemia in a 23 year male needs investigation as it suggests blood loss, lack of dietary iron or malabsorption. For the spleen size, I would trust the ... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
The vast majority: of incidentally discovered splenic lesions like this are benign cysts, pseudocysts, or hemangiomas requiring no treatment. Further evaluation with ul ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
52 years experience Nuclear Medicine
No difference: One reader of ct may have overlooked accessory spleen or splenule which can be quite small or did not report it because of lack of importance. The maj ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
I assume: the dimensions are mm? There is not enough information to be specific, but in general, the majority of incidental splenic lesions represent benign le ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shari Jackson
21 years experience Radiology
Probably not : The spleen is not actually "seen" directly on colonoscopy. If the CT scan showed a normal size spleen and your doctor has no other reason to suspect a ... Read More
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