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Table 1 Patients characteristics and inclusion criteria

From: A pilot screening of high-risk Gaucher disease children using dried blood spot methods in Shandong province of China

  Gaucher patients (n = 4) Non-Gaucher patients (n = 69) Total (n = 73)
Sex
F 1 25 26(35.6%)
M 3 44 47(64.4%)
Age, median(range) 1.5y(1y~12y) 3y(18d~14y) 3y(18d~14y)
Inclusion criteria
Splenomegaly 4 50 54(74.0%)
Splenomegaly alone 1 23 24(32.9%)
Thrombocytopenia 3 46 49(67.1%)
Thrombocytopenia alone 0 19 19(26.0%)
Anaemia 3 51 56(76.7%)
Bone pain 1 0 1(1.4%)
Splenectomy 0 1 1(1.4%)
Development delay 1 6 7(9.6%)
CNS involvement 0 2 2(2.7%)
Diagnosis of splenomegaly
Palpation 3 42 45(61.6%)
Abdominal US 1 6 7(11.5%)
Abdominal CT 0 2 2(2.7%)
  1. US: ultrasound; CT:computed tomography