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Differential Diagnosis For Massive splenomegaly

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List of current finding(s):

Infectious Disorders (Specific Agent)
Histoplasmosis, disseminated
Leishmaniasis/kala-azar
Malaria
Infected organ, Abscesses
Splenic abscess
Granulomatous, Inflammatory Disorders
Sarcoidosis
Neoplastic Disorders
Hodgkin's disease
Lymphomas
Myeloblastic crises/CML patient
Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia CLL
Erythroleukemia/DiGuglielmo's syndrome
Leukemia
Leukemia, chronic
Myelogenous leukemia, chronic
Prolymphocytic leukemia
Angioimmunoblastic lymphadenopathy
Hairy cell leukemia
Lymphoma, hepatosplenic
Lymphoma/malignant, non-Hodgkins
Primary Myelofibrosis/Myeloid metaplasia
Pulmonary lymphangiomatoid granulomat's
Waldenstrom's macroglobulinemia
Spleen sarcoma/primary
Allergic, Collagen, Auto-Immune Disorders
Felty's syndrome
Metabolic, Storage Disorders
Amyloidosis, hepatosplenic
Gaucher's disease
Anatomic, Foreign Body, Structural Disorders
Spleen hematoma
Splenic subcapsular hematoma
Arteriosclerotic, Vascular, Venous Disorders
Portal vein thrombosis
Splenic vein thrombosis
Vegetative, Autonomic, Endocrine Disorders
Portal hypertension, presinusoidal
Reference to Organ System
Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria
Hypersplenism
Splenomegaly, congestive, chronic
Pathophysiologic
Myeloid metaplasia pathophysiology
Synonyms
Chron. congestive splenamegaly, Chronic congestive splenamegaly, Chronic congestive splenamegaly (disorder), Chronic congestive splenomegaly, Chronic congestive splenomegaly (disorder), Massive, SPLENOMEGALY CONGESTIVE CHRONIC
Definition

Massive splenomegaly is defined as a spleen palpable more than 8cm below the costal margin or weighing more than 1000g. (Dimensions vary depending on age and body size].

that dimensions vary depending on age of a child

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