Hepatoesplenomegalia

La hepatoesplenomegalia o recrecimiento del hígado y bazo puede ocurrir por un problema heredado en el cual el hígado no puede procesar el glucocerebrósido. La acumulación de dicha sustancia en los tejidos del cuerpo puede causar un daño severo al sistema nervioso central de los niños pequeños.Hepatoesplenomegalia

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Last reviewed 11/12/2012 by Neil K. Kaneshiro, MD, MHA, Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc., Editorial Team: David Zieve, MD, MHA, David R. Eltz, Stephanie Slon, and Nissi Wang.

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