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Is hepatomegaly just a swollen liver?

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Dr. Leila Wing
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Enlarged

Hepatomegaly means enlarged liver, not necessarily swollen.

In brief: Enlarged

Hepatomegaly means enlarged liver, not necessarily swollen.
Dr. Leila Wing
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In brief: Largely

Really hepato- is liver megaly is large for whatever reason.
Usually swollen, toxic - alcoholic before scarring-cirrhosis shrinks it cancer, or other tumor.

In brief: Largely

Really hepato- is liver megaly is large for whatever reason.
Usually swollen, toxic - alcoholic before scarring-cirrhosis shrinks it cancer, or other tumor.
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