Table 2

Clinical findings and laboratory data of the 24 rheumatoid arthritis patients with intractable diarrhoea caused by secondary amyloidosis

Patient Age*/sex Duration of diarrhoea (days) Frequency of diarrhoea (times) Nadir TP (g/dl) Nadir Alb (g/dl) Max CRP (mg/dl)
156/F5463.81.813.3
241/F3256.23.16.3
353/F8185.42.218.7
460/F6955.62.412.0
574/F135163.41.322.5
657/F8375.42.58.3
767/F3664.52.38.5
846/F5085.52.610.7
968/F9494.81.76.5
1040/F11665.12.424.4
1153/F177103.01.524.3
1256/F25884.82.618.4
1350/F268114.81.939.5
1471/F8084.72.68.2
1544/F7044.52.321.5
1671/M7463.31.925.2
1754/F4184.02.422.0
1860/F4255.52.333.9
1958/F4685.42.715.9
2054/F5494.41.69.4
2161/F6255.22.47.1
2259/F9273.72.08.5
2361/F4155.02.213.2
2451/F3664.01.929.6
  • TP=total protein; Alb=albumin; CRP=C reactive protein. *Age at diagnosis of amyloidosis. Nadir values during the course of intractable diarrhoea. Maximum values during the course of intractable diarrhoea.