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Table 2 Features of acute and chronic inflammation in controls and inflammatory bowel disease

From: Paneth cell metaplasia in newly diagnosed inflammatory bowel disease in children

  Control UC CD
Highest acute inflammation score n (%) 0 14 (100) 0 0
1 0 2 (15) 9 (60)*
2 0 6 (46)† 2 (13)
3 0 5 (38)* 4 (27)*
Highest chronic inflammation score n (%) 0 10 (71) 0 0
1 4 (29) 0* 9 (60)*
2 0 7 (54)† 4 (27)*
3 0 6 (46)† 2 (13)
Architectural distortion present (%) 0 12 (92)‡ 13 (87)‡
Eosinophils > 20/HPF (%) 1 (7) 6 (46)* 12 (80)†
PCM (%) 0 11 (85)‡ 14 (93)‡
  1. *P < 0.05 (chi-squared).
  2. †P < 0.005.
  3. ‡P < 0.00001.