Table 3

Severity in familial and sporadic Crohn’s disease

Familial Crohn’s disease (n=152) Sporadic Crohn’s disease (n=1164) p Value
Corticosteroids128  (84%)949  (82%)NS
Nutritional support 39 (26%)265 (23%)NS
Immunosuppressive drugs48 (32%)314 (27%)NS
No surgical resection78 (51%)646 (55%)NS
One resection50 (33%)363 (31%)NS
More than one resection24 (16%)155 (13%)NS
Postsurgical handicap index5-150 14 (18)12 (16)NS
  • 5-150 Mean (SD).