Hepatomegaly

Physiology

  • Upper Limits of Normal by Physical Exam
    • Male: 10-12 cm
    • Female: 8-11 cm
  • Upper Limits of Normal by Ultrasound: <16 cm in the midclavicular line

Etiology

Infiltrative

Rheumatologic

Other

  • Congestive Hepatopathy (Passive Hepatic Congestion) (see Congestive Hepatopathy, [[Congestive Hepatopathy]]): hepatomegaly may be massive
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References

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