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Table 3 Patient’s clinical symptoms under colchicine therapy

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

Symptoms Population n (%) Group Ia
n (%)
Group IIb
n (%)
p value ¥
Data available 46 (90%) 24 (86%) 22 (96%)  
Fever 40 (87%) 20 (82%) 20 (91%) 0.446
Abdominal pain 37 (80%) 19 (79%) 18 (82%) 0.821
Arthralgia 21 (46%) 11 (46%) 10 (46%) 0.979
Asthenia 13 (28%) 5 (21%) 8 (36%) 0.243
Myalgia 10 (22%) 2 (8%) 8 (36%) 0.021
Thoracic pain 9 (20%) 4 (17%) 5 (23%) 0.605
Diarrhoea 9 (20%) 2 (8%) 7 (32%) 0.045
Amyloidosis 9 (20%) 9 (38%) 0 (0%) 0.001
Skin rash 8 (17%) 2 (8%) 6 (27%) 0.090
Arthritis 7 (15%) 5 (21%) 2 (9%) 0.268
Peritonitis 6 (13%) 3 (13%) 3 (14%) 0.909
Vomiting 5 (11%) 4 (17%) 1 (5%) 0.187
Headache 5 (11%) 1 (4%) 4 (18%) 0.127
  1. ¥chi square test
  2. aGroup I: Adult care setting
  3. bGroup II: Pediatric care setting