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Table 1 Distribution of patients according to clinical presentation

From: Clinicopathological profile and surgical treatment of abdominal tuberculosis: a single centre experience in northwestern Tanzania

Clinical presentation Frequency Percentage
Abdominal pain 240 93.8
Vomiting 204 79.7
Constipation 165 64.5
Weight loss 122 47.7
Abdominal distention 94 36.7
Fever 86 33.6
Diarrhea/constipation 78 30.5
Features of peritonism 70 27.3
Abdominal tenderness/muscle guarding 70 27.3
Abdominal mass 17 6.6
Perianal abscess 6 2.3