noun[mass noun] Medicine
Abnormal enlargement of the liver.
- All of these can be shown by hematologic abnormalities or hepatomegaly with liver test perturbation.
- On examination, he was mildly dehydrated and showed petechiae over his trunk and limbs; no lymphadenopathy, hepatomegaly, splenomegaly, or bone masses were identified.
- Hepatic cysts may cause hepatomegaly or become infected.
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