Hepatomegaly

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DDx

  • Viral, eg, hepatitis A, hepatitis B, hepatitis C, hepatitisE, infectious mononucleosis, cytomegalovirus
  • Bacterial, eg, leptospirosis, brucellosis
  • Protozoal & helminthic, eg, malaria, leishmaniasis, amebiasis, schistosomiasis, toxoplasmosis, fascioliasis, clonorchiasis, filariasis
  • Alcoholic hepatitis
  • Toxic hepatitis
  • Fatty liver
  • Cirrhosis
  • Congestive heart failure
  • Hepatocellular carcinoma or metastatic cancer
  • Leukemia or myeloproliferative disease
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Primary biliary cirrhosis
  • Budd-Chiari syndrome
  • Autoimmune hepatitis
  • Infiltrative disease, eg, sarcoidosis, amyloidosis
  • Carcinoma of the biliary tract
  • Normal variant, eg, Riedel’s lobe
  • Sickle cell disease
  • Polycystic disease of the liver
  • Glycogen storage disease

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Last updated: December 1, 2014