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Common causes of hepatosplenomegaly include:
- Parasitic infection
- Myeloproliferative neoplasms
- Metabolic diseases including Gaucher’s
- Chronic liver disease and portal hypertension (any cause)
- Systemic lupus erythematosus
After review by haematology a bone marrow aspirate and trephine biopsy is performed to look for any haematological cause of hepatosplenomegaly and for culture. Below is a few pictures:
- What do you see?
- Is there a unifying diagnosis?
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