Table 4: EHMs before and after treatment.

Extrahepatic symptomPrevalence/mean scoreSignificance of change
(P value)
Before treatment6 months after treatment

CWP26.3%15.3%0.015
Sicca syndrome12.7%11%0.804
Average pain intensity in past month (0–10)3.53.030.135
Interference with daily activities in past month (0–10)2.912.670.48
Number of painful joints in past month2.592.240.306
Pain for more than 3 months64.4%53.4%0.041
“I ache all over”23.7%13.6%0.029