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What causes an enlarged liver?
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Dr. Gary Gottlieb
Internal Medicine
3 doctors agree
In brief: Usually fatty liver
The most common cause of an enlarged liver is fatty liver, which can be caused by obesity, diabetes, alcohol abuse, pregnancy, and hyperlipidemia.
Large liver can also be due to cysts, benign and malignant tumors, and congestion related to right-sided heart failure. Rare causes include blood disorders, thyroid disease, and bile duct obstruction. There are many other possible causes.

In brief: Usually fatty liver
The most common cause of an enlarged liver is fatty liver, which can be caused by obesity, diabetes, alcohol abuse, pregnancy, and hyperlipidemia.
Large liver can also be due to cysts, benign and malignant tumors, and congestion related to right-sided heart failure. Rare causes include blood disorders, thyroid disease, and bile duct obstruction. There are many other possible causes.
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Dr. Martin Raff
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
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In brief: Many things
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In brief: Many things
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