Hepatomegaly

Alternative Names

Hepatosplenomegaly; Enlarged liver; Liver enlargement

Definition of Hepatomegaly

Hepatomegaly is swelling of the liver beyond its normal size.

Review

David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc. – 5/2/2009

Liver fattening, CT scan
Liver with disproportional fattening, CT scan
Hepatomegaly

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