Stauffer syndrome is paraneoplastic nephrogenic hepatomegaly. It most commonly occurs in the setting of renal cell carcinoma, and is the enlargement of the liver without hepatic metastases. It is a cause of cholestasis and cholestatic jaundice.
History and etymology
It is named after Maurice H Stauffer, American gastroenterologist, working at the Mayo Clinic, who first described it in 1961.
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