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Table 1 The characteristics of BD patients with gastrointestinal ulcer

From: New insight into the features of Behçet’s disease with gastrointestinal ulcer: a cross-sectional observational study

Characteristics (n = 273)  
Age (years) 39.33 ± 14.62
Gender (male/female) 122/151
Gastrointestinal symptom n (%) 105 (38.46)
Abdominal pain n (%) 74 (27.12)
Diarrhea n (%) 33 (12.09)
Hematochezia n (%) 39 (14.29)
Nausea n (%) 1 (0.37)
Retrosternal pain n (%) 8 (2.93)
Swallow pain n (%) 7 (2.56)
No gastrointestinal symptom n (%) 168 (61.54)
Morphology of ulcer  
Approximate circle n (%) 99 (76.74)
Irregular shape n (%) 19 (14.73)
Annular ulcer n (%) 3 (2.33)
Longitudinal ulcer n (%) 8 (6.20)
Ulcer diameter > 2 cm n (%) 18 (22.22)
Pathological findings  
Vasculitis n (%) 2 (1.09)
Granuloma n (%) 39 (21.31)
Inflammatory infiltration n (%) 142 (77.60)
  1. Values are presented as number (%) or mean ± standard deviation