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Table 2 Comparison between BD patients with isolated upper gastrointestinal ulcer and isolated ileocecus

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

Characteristics BD patients with isolated upper  gastrointestinal ulcer BD patients with isolated ileocecus ulcer P
Number of patients n = 84 n = 106  
Demographics    
Gender (M/F) 55/29 56/50 0.054
Age at onset (years, mean±SD) 32.99 ± 14.36 27.33 ± 14.63 0.008
Duration (months, mean±SD) 108.70 ± 100.32 114.72 ± 122.27 0.716
Clinical manifestations    
Extraintestinal manifestations    
 Oral ulcers n (%) 84 (100) 106 (100)  
 Genital ulcers n (%) 57 (67.86) 71 (66.98) 0.512
 Skin lesions n (%) 42 (50) 38 (35.85) 0.035
 Ocular lesions n (%) 5 (5.95) 6 (5.66) 0.343
 Neurologic lesions n (%) 0 (0) 7 (6.60) 0.015
 Cardiac valvular lesions n (%) 1 (1.19) 0 (0) 0.442
 Venous thrombosis n (%) 3 (3.57) 2 (1.89) 0.391
 Aneurysms n (%) 3 (3.57) 1 (0.94) 0.229
Gastrointestinal complications    
 Hemorrhage n (%) 7 (8.33) 15 (14.15) 0.155
 Perforation n (%) 0 (0) 9 (8.49) 0.004
 Obstruction n (%) 0 (0) 7 (6.60) 0.015
 History of surgery n (%) 1 (1.19) 11 (10.38) 0.008
Assistant examination    
 ESR (mm/h) 18 (7.25~28.75) 16 (7.50~40.00) 0.580
 CRP (mg/L) 8.55 (3.19~10.00) 10 (3.68~19.65) 0.167
 Leukocyte 6.06 ± 2.39 7.55 ± 3.18 0.084
 Neutrophil 57.54 ± 15.38 63.11 ± 14.33 0.463
 Eosinophil 2.36 ± 2.16 2.53 ± 1.48 0.220
 Basophil 0.475 ± 0.37 0.47 ± 0.39 0.401
 Lymphocyte 32.03 ± 12.62 26.43 ± 12.53 0.851
 Monocyte 7.59 ± 3.03 8.35 ± 3.49 0.522
 Platelet 231.91 ± 72.00 247.07 ± 89.09 0.277
 Serum ferritin 185.31 ± 42.49 185.40 ± 44.17 0.985
 BDCAF 3.28 ± 0.924 3.22 ± 1.146 0.100
Pathological findings    0.055
 Vasculitis n (%) 0 (0) 2 (2.67)  
 Granuloma n (%) 9 (15.25) 21 (28.00)  
 Inflammatory infiltration n (%) 50 (84.75) 52 (69.33)  
  1. BD Behçet’s disease, SD standard deviation
  2. P values with statistical significance are shown in bold in the table