Spleen Enlargement Overview
Spleen enlargement or a swollen spleen is called splenomegaly. It often occurs along with liver enlargement (hepatomegaly) and together the two symptoms are called hepatosplenomegaly. The spleen is an organ that is part of the lymphatic system and is closely related to lymph nodes. A swollen spleen cause result from many possible disorders or infections.
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