Table 2

Distribution of patients according to operative findings (N=212)
Operative findings Frequency Percentages
Bands and adhesions 124 58.5
Strictures 78 36.8
Purulent peritonitis 76 35.8
Bowel perforations 32 15.1
Gross adhesions 26 12.3
Ileo-caecal mass 14 6.6
Enlarged mesenteric lymph nodes with adherent small bowel 10 4.7
Splenic /hepatic mass 7 3.3
Appendicular perforation 6 2.8

Chalya et al.

Chalya et al. BMC Infectious Diseases 2013 13:270   doi:10.1186/1471-2334-13-270

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