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Table 2 Patient’s clinical symptoms before colchicine therapy

From: A survey of resistance to colchicine treatment for French patients with familial Mediterranean fever

  Population n (%) Group Ia
n (%)
Group IIb
n (%)
p values ¥
Data available 45 (88%) 22 (79%) 23 (100%)  
Fever 44 (83%) 21 (70%) 23 (100%) 0.3
Abdominal pain 33 (73%) 20 (91%) 13 (57%) 0.009
Arthralgia 21 (41%) 11 (39%) 10 (44%) 0.494
Asthenia 2 (4%) 1 (4%) 1 (5%) 0.974
Myalgia 8 (18%) 2 (9%) 6 (26%) 0.136
Thoracic pain 10 (22%) 6 (27%) 4 (17%) 0.4
Diarrhoea 2 (4%) 1 (5%) 1 (4%) 0.974
Amyloidosis 1 (2%) 1 (5%) 0 (0%) 0.301
Skin rash 15 (33%) 8 (36%) 7 (30%) 0.673
Arthritis 6 (13%) 4 (18%) 2 (9%) 0.349
Peritonitis 8 (18%) 2 (9%) 6 (26%) 0.14
Vomiting 2 (4%) 1 (5%) 1 (4%) 0.974
Headache 3 (7%) 0 (0%) 3 (13%) 0.08
  1. ¥chi square test
  2. aGroup I: Adult care setting
  3. bGroup II: Pediatric care setting