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Table 2 Complications in two groups of severity of hepatitis

From: Severity of acute hepatitis and its outcome in patients with dengue fever in a tertiary care hospital Karachi, Pakistan (South Asia)

Complications Mild to moderate (n = 496) Severe hepatitis (n = 103) P value
Bleeding 1 (n) 3 7 <0.0016
Renal failure 2 (n) 8 8 0.002
Encephalopathy 3 (n) 7 11 0.02
Shock 4 (n) 6 2 0.406
Acalculus cholecystitis 5 (n) 14 7 0.04
  1. 1. Either mucosal bleeding (epistaxis or gum bleed) or Gastrointestinal (GI) bleed
  2. 2. Acute Renal Failure (ARF) was defined as rise of creatinie >3 times(13)
  3. 3. Encephalopathy was defined as altered mental status for > 8 hours (drowsiness, lethargy, agitation, or coma)(19)
  4. 4. Shock was defined as Hypotension (defined as systolic pressure < 90 mm Hg)(14)
  5. 5. Acalculus cholecystitis was defined as inflammation of gall bladder without stone on US (15)
  6. 6. Anayzed by fischer exact test