Table 1

Number of patients with associated conditions, and the individual 75SeHCAT values in 27 patients with collagenous colitis

Disease n 75 SeHCAT retention (%)
Diabetes mellitus49.7; 21; 33; 33
Coeliac disease35.0; 13; 31
Thyroid disease20.8; 15
Rheumatic disease22.0;13
Dermatitis herpetiformis15.0
Pernicious anaemia133
Abdominal surgery
 Billroth I resection131
 Cholecystectomy and Billroth I resection10.8
 Cholecystectomy and sigmoid resection15.0
  • Eleven patients (41%) had at least one autoimmune disease.