Hepatomegaly

Causes

Appropriate Tests

 

Conditions designated * are typically associated with splenomegaly. See also Splenomegaly

Hepatitis

 

Neoplasia, especially

  • Metastatic carcinoma
  • Hepatocellular carcinoma
  • Hepatocellular adenoma
  • Myeloproliferative neoplasms*
  • Lymphoma (non-Hodgkin)*
  • Hodgkin lymphoma*

 

Cirrhosis*

See Hepatic failure.

Hereditary haemochromatosis

 

Wilson's disease

 

Amyloidosis*

 

Fatty liver, especially from

  • Alcoholism
  • Diabetes mellitus
  • Pregnancy

 

Glycogen storage diseases

 

Lysosomal storage diseases*

 

Granulomas, especially

  • Sarcoidosis
  • Tuberculosis

 

Hepatic abscess

 

Infections, especially

  • Malaria*
  • Leishmaniasis*

 

Venous congestion, especially

  • Cardiac failure
  • Hepatic vein thrombosis

 

Biliary obstruction

See Cholestasis.

Cystic lesions, especially

  • Hydatid disease
  • Polycystic kidney disease

 

See Cystic renal disease.