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Table 5 Association of severity level of BD with clinical picture of BD

From: Expression of miR-146a and miR-155 in Egyptian patients with Behçet’s disease: clinical significance and relationship with disease activity

  Severity  
Mild/moderate Severe P value
% (total no. = 13) % (total no. = 46)
Mouth ulceration 22% (no. = 13) 78% (no. = 46) No p-value because of small number of cases within groups
Genital ulceration 22.2% (no. = 12) 77.8% (no. = 42) 1
Skin pustules 26.9% (no. = 7) 73.1% (no. = 19) 0.387
Joint arthalgia 25% (no. = 2) 75% (no. = 6) 0.806
Joint arthritis 25% (no. = 2) 75% (no. = 6) 0.806
Eye involvement 18.9% (no. = 7) 81.1% (no. = 30) 0.512
Nervous sys involvement 20% (no. = 2) 80% (no. = 8) 0.889
Vascular involvement Venous 30.8% (no. = 8) 69.2% (no. = 18) 0.134
Arterial 0% (no. = 0) 100% (no. = 10) 0.068
Pulmonary 38.4% (no. = 5) 10.6 % (no. = 5) 0.017