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Table 2 Characteristics of patients with sacroiliitis (YES) vs. without sacroiliitis (NO) at MRE

From: Usefulness of magnetic resonance enterography in detecting signs of sacroiliitis in young patients with inflammatory bowel disease

 NOYES
N = 29N = 5
CharacteristicsN%N%
IBD
 UC13.5120
 CD2896.5480
Gender
 Male1965.55100
 Female1034.500
Mean age at scanning (years)14.4N/A13.7N/A
Mean disease duration (years)3.6N/A2.9N/A
ESR > 15 mm/h1655.2480
CRP > 0.5 mg/dl1448.2120
Therapy at the time of MRE
 IS1138360
 IS and biologicals310.300
 IS and CS26.900
 Biologicals413.8240
 No therapy93100
  1. CD Crohn’s disease, UC ulcerative colitis, CRP C-reactive protein, CS corticosteroids, IBD inflammatory bowel disease, IS immunosuppressants (methotrexate, azathioprine, 6-MP thalidomide) or amynosalicylate (mesalazine), MRE magnetic resonance enterography, N/A not applicable