Hepatosplenomegaly

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What is hepatosplenomegaly?

Hepatosplenomegaly is a disorder where both the liver and spleen swell beyond their normal size, usually due to an infection such mononucleosis or viral hepatitis. It may also be a sign of another more serious illness such as a lysosomal storage disorder.

Common symptoms reported by people with hepatosplenomegaly

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with hepatosplenomegaly

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Cannabidiol CBD oil)
Type
Other
How many have tried
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1) pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Prozac)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Ativan)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1)

Data from patients with hepatosplenomegaly, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with hepatosplenomegaly

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Cannabidiol CBD oil)
Perceived effectiveness
for depressed mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
cognitive impairment
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1) pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Prozac)
Perceived effectiveness
for depressed mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Ativan)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with hepatosplenomegaly, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has hepatosplenomegaly on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 0 new patients joined this month
  • 30 say hepatosplenomegaly is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 1
20s 9
30s 12
40s 11
50s 11
60s 5
70+ 0
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 2
20-29 years 2
30-39 years 1
40-49 years 6
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 12
Female 38

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 16
Not Diagnosed 0

These charts show data from hepatosplenomegaly patients who have completed their condition history
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