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Hot spleen

Hot spleen
(Science: radiology) Decreased liver uptake, liver disease (e.g., cirrhosis), shunting of portal venous blood, increased splenic uptake, haematopoietic disease, septicaemia, rheumatoid disorders, immunostimulation (tumour, Aldomet, IL-2) see: liver-spleen scan


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