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how can chronic myelogenous leukemia cause hepatomegaly?

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Dr. William A Biermann
45 years experience Medical Oncology
Infiltration: The speen does enlarge in this disease. The causes include direct inflitration. Another is production of other blood elements (extramedullary hematopoesis) in the speen in response to either replacement of the marrow with CML or scar. The scarring is called myelofibrosis.
Answered on Sep 11, 2018

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