Table 2

Clinical presentation in patients with cancer or cirrhosis, and patients without cancer and cirrhosis

Analysis

Patients with cancer or cirrhosis N = 19

Patients without cancer and cirrhosis N = 48


Presentation

Presentation


Acute

Chronic

N (% of total)

Acute

Chronic

N (% of total)


Abdominalia

7 (70%)

5 (56%)

46 (63%)

16 (94%)

18 (58%)

34 (71%)

Splenomegaly

7 (70%)

5 (56%)

12 (63%)

10 (59%)

26 (84%)

36 (75%)

Fever

5 (50%)

2 (22%)

7 (37%)

10 (59%)

5 (16%)

15 (31%)

Haemorrhage

6 (22%)

5 (35%)

11 (58%)

0

9 (29%)

9 (19%)

Ascites

4 (40%)

2 (22%)

6 (32%)

8 (47%)

10 (38%)

18 (38%)

Weight loss

1 (10%)

2 (22%)

3 (16%)

9 (53%)

7 (23%)

16 (33%)

Total

10 (53%)

9 (47%)

19 (100%)

17 (35%)

31 (65%)

48 (100%)


*Data are presented as N of total number and % within the acute/chronic presentation.

Sogaard et al. BMC Gastroenterology 2007 7:34   doi:10.1186/1471-230X-7-34

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