Mediators of Inflammation / 2009 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Relationship between Mast Cells and the Colitis with Relapse Induced by Trinitrobenzesulphonic Acid in Wistar Rats

Table 1

Criteria for assessment of macroscopic colonic damage.

ScoreCriteria

0No damage
1Hyperemia, no ulcers
2Linear ulcer with no significant inflammation
3Linear ulcer with inflammation at one site
4Two or more sites of ulceration/inflammation
5Two or more major sites of ulceration and inflammation or one site of ulceration/inflammation extending >1 cm along the length of the colon
6–10If damage covers >2 cm along the colon, the score is increased by 1 for each additional centimeter of involvement

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