What causes an enlarged spleen?

There are many things that might cause a spleen to enlarge, including:

Last reviewed by a Cleveland Clinic medical professional on 07/16/2018.

References

  • Henry PH, Longo DL. Henry P.H., Longo D.L. Henry, Patrick H., and Dan L. Longo.Enlargement of Lymph Nodes and Spleen. In: Kasper D, Fauci A, Hauser S, Longo D, Jameson J, Loscalzo J. Kasper D, Fauci A, Hauser S, Longo D, Jameson J, Loscalzo J Eds. Dennis Kasper, et al.eds. Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 19e New York, NY: McGraw-Hill; 2014.
  • Merck Manuals Consumer Version. Enlarged Spleen. Accessed 7/24/2018.

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