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Table 2 Clinical presentation, complications and treatment outcomes of amebic liver abscess patients (n = 90)

From: Amebic liver abscess in northern region of Bangladesh: sociodemographic determinants and clinical outcomes

  n (%)
Clinical features  
Fever 89 (98.89)
Right hypochondriac pain 69 (76.67)
Abdominal tenderness 88 (97.78)
Dysentery 07 (7.78)
Past history of  
Dysentery 12 (13.33)
Antibiotics 63 (70)
Complications  
Hemodynamic changes (edema, effusion & ascites) 29 (32.22)
Rupture of liver abscess 4 (4.44)
Bronchopulmonary fistula 1 (1.11)
Treatment outcomes  
Initial recovery 90 (100)
Recurrent infections within 2 years follow-up 6 (6.67)
Death within 2 years follow-up 3 (3.33)