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Table 4 Cross-sectional imaging manifestations of ITB before and after ATT

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

Cross-sectional imaging modalities Before ATT After ATT P
CTE
 Lesion Ranges None: 2/18 None: 5/18  
Focal: 6/18 Focal: 6/18
Segmental: 8/18 Segmental: 5/18
Diffusea: 2/18 Diffuse: 2/18
 Thickened bowel wall Normal: 0/18 Normal: 5/18  
Mild: 2/18 Mild: 6/18
Moderate: 10/18 Moderate: 5/18
Marked: 6/18 Marked: 2/18
 Enlarged mesenteric lymph nodes 11/18 4/18  
 Lymph nodes with necrosis or calcification 4/18 4/18  
 Abnormal enhancement 14/18 4/18  
 Fistulas 2/18 2/18  
GIUS
 Bowel wall thickness [cm; median (range)] 1.0 (0.5–1.6) 0.6 (0.4–1.1) < 0.01
 Bowel wall structure Clear: 2/7 Clear: 5/7  
Vague: 5/7 Vague: 2/7
 Vascularity No vascularity: 1/7 No vascularity: 1/7  
Short stretches: 1/7 Short stretches: 1/7
Long stretches: 2/7 Long stretches: 4/7
Into the mesentery: 3/7 Into the mesentery: 0/7
 Ileocecal ulcers 4/7 2/7  
 Fistulas 2/7 0/7  
 Strictures 2/7 2/7  
 Enlarged mesenteric lymph nodes 0/7 0/7  
  1. aDiffuse lesions only occurred in the small intestine