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The prognosis for patients with splenomegaly depends on the condition causing the enlargement. Regardless of the underlying etiology, the risk of rupture even with minor trauma is high in patients with an enlarged spleen.What are the signs and symptoms of splenomegaly?
Symptoms. An enlarged spleen typically causes no signs or symptoms, but sometimes it causes: Pain or fullness in the left upper belly that can spread to the left shoulder. A feeling of fullness without eating or after eating a small amount because the spleen is pressing on your stomach. Low red blood cells (anemia)What are the differential diagnoses for splenomegaly?
megaly, certain parameters may narrow the differential diagnosis. In studies of inpatients with splenomegaly, haematological dis-eases were positively associated with lymphadenopathy, massive splenomegaly and ‘‘cytoses” (erythrocytosis, leucocytosis, throm-bocytosis, marked left shift of the neutrophilic leucocytes or