Large spleen or splenomegaly is usually detected at regular physical examinations. The enlarged spleen is usually felt about 1-2 cm below the left costal margin. A large spleen is a feature of for example
- Nieman Pick disease
- Gaucher disease
The thalassemias are a group of genetically (inherited) blood disorders that share in common one feature; the defective production of hemoglobin which is the protein...