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Table 2 Clinical presentation in patients with cancer or cirrhosis, and patients without cancer and cirrhosis

From: Portal vein thrombosis; risk factors, clinical presentation and treatment

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