Pancreatic Cancer; 10 Silent Signs & Symptoms

8. Liver enlargement

Another liver manifestation of pancreatic cancer is liver enlargement, and it usually happens when pancreatic cancer spread to this organ. Cancer spreads to the liver in a late stage of the disease, and still then, it is mistaken with hepatitis and other liver problems.

Liver enlargement is detected in a physical exam, and it is not always obvious. The clinical name is hepatomegaly, and it results from many diseases, even viral infections not directly affecting the liver. Only a skilled physician would take the appropriate steps to detect liver enlargement and understand where it comes from.