Splenomegaly

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Splenomegaly

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Splenomegaly" returned 142 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Splenic Lymphomas Presenting as Splenomegaly.
 

Author(s): Aric C Hall, Brad Kahl

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Last Updated: 20 Jun 2015

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Subtotal splenectomy for splenomegaly in cirrhotic patients.
 

Author(s): Haibo Chu, Xiaofang Liu, Jianhua Zhao, Yongbo Xu, Lei Wang, Tao Wang, Wenjun Guo, Shengming Zhang, Xiaoji Zhu

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In recent years, the spleen has become to be recognized as the "control center" of the immune-metabolic-endocrine network. However, It is controversial that splenomegaly due to portal hypertension is treated by subtotal splenectomy. The aim of this study was to evaluate the distribution ...

Last Updated: 8 Sep 2014

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Hyperreactive Malarious Splenomegaly and AIDS: a case report.
 

Author(s): Zuleica Naomi Tano, Chafic Esper Kallas Filho, Regina Mitsuka Breganó, Wander Rogério Pavanelli, Uheyna Gancedo Ruzon

Journal: Braz J Infect Dis. ;18(5):565-7.

 

Malaria is endemic in the North of Brazil. However, Hyperreactive Malarious Splenomegaly (HMS) has been rarely described. Splenomegaly in HIV/Aids infection has a large differential diagnosis, but malaria is a cause of gross splenomegaly, regardless of the HIV status. In this paper, ...

Last Updated: 11 Sep 2014

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The terms "Splenomegaly" returned 7 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Low-dose splenic irradiation in symptomatic congestive splenomegaly: report of five cases with literature data.
 

Author(s): Frank Bruns, Michael Bremer, Arne Dettmer, Stefan Janssen

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To show effectiveness of low-dose splenic irradiation in symptomatic congestive splenomegaly.

Last Updated: 9 Apr 2014

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A huge low-grade fibromyxoid sarcoma of small bowel mesentery simulating hyper immune splenomegaly syndrome: a case report and review of literature.
 

Author(s): O I Alatise, O A Oke, O O Olaofe, G O Omoniyi-Esan, A R K Adesunkanmi

Journal: Afr Health Sci. 2013 Sep;13(3):736-40.

 

Low-grade fibromyxoid sarcoma (LGFMS) is a rare non epithelial tumour. It usually arises from the smooth muscles of the extremities. It is, however, occasionally reported to arise from other regions of the body.

Last Updated: 19 Nov 2013

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[Drug--induced splenomegaly].
 

Author(s): Andy Petroianu

Journal: Acta Med Port. 2011 Dec;24 Suppl 4():977-82.

 

The diagnosis of splenomegaly due to drugs is based on a recent history of exposure to a drug before the spleen enlargement. The purpose of this paper is to review studies of the literature on drugs that may induce to splenomegaly. Drugs may provoke the enlargement of spleen by direct ...

Last Updated: 6 Aug 2012

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Prednisone Plus Chloroquine for the Treatment of Hyper-reactive Malarial Splenomegaly
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Hyper-reactive Malarial Splenomegaly; Malaria; Anaemia

 

Last Updated: 31 Mar 2015

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The Use of Point-of-Care Ultrasound in the Diagnosis of Acute Infectious Mononucleosis in the Emergency Department
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Infectious Mononucleosis; Splenomegaly

 

Last Updated: 21 Jul 2015

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CINC424A2X01B Rollover Protocol
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Splenomegaly

 

Last Updated: 9 Jul 2015

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