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Livermore, CA
A 33-year-old female asked about a 45-year-old male:

What is diffuse hepatocellular disease? and does it cause the spleen to enlarge with cysts?

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Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Hepatocellular: Diffuse hepatocellular problems are associated with fatty liver problems such as NASH or alcoholic liver problems. Hepatitis would cause a diffuse hepatocellular problem. The spleen and liver are part of the same vascular bed. A liver problem can cause increase pressure in symptoms and enlarge the spleen. The cyst is a separate issue.
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