Table 2

Clinicopathological information about control patients with histologically normal mucosa

No Age (y) Sex Diagnosis Specimen site Type of specimen
167FWeight lossDuodenumEndoscopic
29MChronic diarrhoeaDuodenumEndoscopic
31FDehydrationDuodenumEndoscopic
41FObstipation and diarrhoeaDuodenumEndoscopic
52FBlood in stoolsDuodenumEndoscopic
668MAngiodysplasiaDuodenumEndoscopic
738FPancreas cancerDuodenumResection
840FPancreas cancerDuodenumResection
933FAbdominal painJejunumEndoscopic
1041MDiarrhoeaTransverse colonEndoscopic
1156MDiarrhoeaAscending colonEndoscopic
1267FArteriosclerosisRectumResection
1341FObstipationDescending colonEndoscopic
1426FObstipationColonEndoscopic
1566MNormal controlColonEndoscopic
1666FNormal controlColonEndoscopic
  • Normal mucosa was determined by an experienced pathologist on haematoxylin and eosin stained sections.