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What is the cause of enlarged liver in a child ?

Our physician after a physical examination told us that my daughter who is 11years old has an enlarged liver . What could be the cause and please advice treatment procedure.
Asked On : Wed, 7 Mar 2012
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Diabetologist 's  Response
Hello, I am Dr, as per your query Enlarged liver may be due many cause, like, Infection, infestation, Storage disease, mass, etc. which need to be diagnosed and treated accordingly, so you need to consult your Peadiatricain, and get her examined and come to conclusion... thanks ... take care...
Answered: Wed, 7 Mar 2012
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Gastroenterologist Dr. Girisha Balaraju's  Response
please mention her height and weight ,is she obese.does she have any other symptoms like jaundice ,fever.she need to under go ultra sound of abdomen ,LFT ,Lipid profile.needs cardiac evaluaion also ,consult paediatrician and proceed
Answered: Wed, 7 Mar 2012
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