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Table 2 Clinical and demographic characteristics of the enrolled patients

From: The potential role of CT enterography and gastrointestinal ultrasound in the evaluation of anti-tubercular therapy response of intestinal tuberculosis: a retrospective study

Characteristicsa Patients (n = 20)
Gender (male:female) 14:6
Median age, yr. (range) 43 (16–64)
Symptoms
 Abdominal pain 17 (85%)
 Diarrhea 10 (50%)
 Weight loss 12 (60%)
 Night sweats 5 (25%)
 Fever 10 (50%)
Sites of involvement per patienta 2.6 (1–5)
Locations of lesions
 Distal ileum 15 (75%)
 Ileocecal area 7 (35%)
 Other small intestine (distal ileum excluded) 11 (55%)
 Ascending colon 10 (50%)
 Transverse colon 5 (25%)
 Descending colon 0
 Sigmoid colon 5 (25%)
 Rectum 0
 Active pulmonary TB 3 (15%)
 TB contact history 4 (20%)
  1. aSites of involvement were summarized from endoscopy and imaging results