Mnemonics for Causes of Splenomegaly

Remember the simple mnemonic CHINA to remember the causes of Splenomegaly.

  • Congestion/ Cellular infiltration
  • Hematological (eg hemolytic anemia, Sickle cell)
  • Infection/ Infarction (e.g. malaria, GF, CMV)
  • Neoplasia (e.g. CML, lymphoma, other myeloproliferative)
  • Autoimmune

Hope that mnemonic helped. Got a better mnemonic for the same? Let us know in the comments below.
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