Enlarged spleen (splenomegaly) - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic - Show picture adult spleen
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The spleen is an organ in the upper far left part of the abdomen, to the left of the stomach. Old red blood cells are recycled in the spleen, and platelets and white blood cells are stored there. Enlarged Spleen (Splenomegaly): An enlarged spleen, usually caused by viral. The spleen is an important organ for keeping bodily fluids balanced. An adult spleen measures around 1 inch by 3 inches by 5 inches.