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How do you know that your spleen is enlarged? The spleen can be visualized only with aan bdominal ultrasound scan. An enlarged spleen can also be detected on palpation but that is very difficult for overweight people. The spleen becomes enlarged in cases of systemic infections, tumors (lymphomas and leukemia), some types of anemia, liver cirrhosis etc. None of your pre-existing conditions could have typically caused an enlarged spleen (splenomegalia). Problems with your heart, however, may have caused the manifestation of the symtpoms you report .
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replied January 2nd, 2007
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