Table 1: Histopathological alterations in mice exposed to DSS and treated or not with T. lecticularia SGE.

GroupsControlControl + 30 μgSaline3 μg10 μg30 μg

Lamina propria swellingAbsentAbsentModerateModerateDiscreteDiscrete
Submucosa swellingAbsentDiscreteIntenseModerateModerateModerate
Mononuclear infiltrate in the mucosal layerAbsentAbsentIntenseModerateDiscreteModerate
Mononuclear infiltrate in the submucosal layerAbsentAbsentModerateModerateDiscreteModerate
CryptsPreservedPreservedSeverely damagedSeverely damagedDilatedPartly damaged