visceromegaly


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visceromegaly

[‚vis·ə·rō′meg·ə·lē]
(medicine)
Enlargement of the organs in the abdomen, such as the liver, spleen, pancreas, stomach, or kidneys.
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As it is evident from Table 1, the presence of one or more of the above conditions can be suspected when progressive psychomotor retardation, visceromegaly, facial dysmorphism, skeletal abnormalities, or ocular findings are present.6
No lymphadenopathy or visceromegaly. On investigations, he was confirmed to have APL (see Table 1).
Height, weight, blood pressure and urine analysis; evidence of corneal opacification should be sought; oculomotor gaze palsies and pingueculae; presence of jaundice, pallor, ecchymoses, purpura and petechiae; spinal deformity, defects of joint movement particularly hip assessment; presence of visceromegaly (hepatosplenomegaly) and signs of chronic liver disease; neurological evaluation to include symptoms of parkinsonism for evaluation of type of Gaucher disease; and quality of life questionnaire.
The abdomen was soft, painful on palpation, with no epigastric visceromegaly. The lower limb extremities showed mild grade II edema, bilateral inguinal lymphadenopathy of 5 cm, painful on palpation.
Right hypochondrium was especially examined for assessment of Murphy's sign, palpable mass and visceromegaly. Systemic review was also done to see any co-morbidity.
Foam-cell infiltration and visceromegaly are common features in all forms, but neurologic involvement occurs only in types A and C and not in type B.
ART-naive HIV-positive children with large visceromegaly or l ymph nodes
She had neither lymphadenopathy nor visceromegaly. Diagnostic testing found leukocyte count 12,600 cells/[mm.sup.3], CD4+ cells within normal limits, and no immunosupression.
Abdomen was soft and depressible with no tenderness or palpable masses or visceromegaly. The rest of the physical examination was unremarkable except for a slow ambulation with the help of a cane.
(40,41) The visceromegaly and hematologic abnormalities usually respond quite well to this treatment within one year.
ISSD is clinically distinct and very serious (1, 2); visceromegaly, coarse facial features, failure to thrive, and early death are its main features.