Journal of Tropical Medicine / 2014 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Clinical, Laboratory, and Management Profile in Patients of Liver Abscess from Northern India

Table 1

Clinical profile of patients: pain abdomen and fever were the two most common symptoms while hepatomegaly was the most frequent clinical finding.

ParametersPercentage (=n)

SymptomsPain abdomen99% (198)
Fever94% (188)
Anorexia93% (186)
Nausea/vomiting54% (108)
Diarrhea23% (46)
Cough16% (32)
Weight loss40% (80)

Risk FactorsAlcoholic 
Diabetic
72% (144) 
9% (18)

SignsPallor39% (78)
Jaundice26% (52)
Hepatomegaly89% (178)
Splenomegaly10% (20)
Ascites9% (18)
Pleural effusion30% (60)

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