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Table 2 Clinical presentation of patients with dengue fever

From: Reduced thrombin formation and excessive fibrinolysis are associated with bleeding complications in patients with dengue fever: a case–control study comparing dengue fever patients with and without bleeding manifestations

Clinical presentation Patients with DF without bleeding (n = 33) Patients with DF with bleeding (n = 26) P
Days with symptoms, median (range) 7 (5–10) 7 (2–15) 0.68
Days in the hospital, median (range) 0 2 (1–10) N.A.
Fever 33 (100) 26 (100) N.A.
Headache 17 (51.5) 22 (84,6) 0.01
Prostration 20 (60.6) 24 (92,3) 0.006
Nausea or Vomiting, n (%) 11 (33.3) 13 (50) 0.28
Abdominal pain, n (%) 3 (9) 12 (46) 0.002
Liver enlargement, n (%) 0 2 (7.7) N.A.
Hypotension, n (%) 0 2 (7.7) N.A.
Syncope, n (%) 0 2 (7.7) N.A.
Acute renal insuficiency, n (%) 0 1 (3.8) N.A.
Signs of plasma leakage, n (%) 0 0 N.A.
Shock, n (%) 0 0 N.A.
  1. N.A. = not aplicable.
  2. This table shows patients’ symptoms and signs of dengue at the first clinical evaluation or during the follow-up.