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Table 2 Correlation of markers/ histologic features with outcome in study population

From: Significance of inflammatory biomarkers and urethral histology in patients with urethral stricture disease in relation to treatment outcome—a single centre prospective study in the north-eastern part of India

Characteristic/marker Patients with successful outcome (values/number) Patients with unsuccessful outcome (values/number) p value
CRP (Mean ± SD) 9.59 ± 2.77 11.54 ± 3.64 0.025
HbA1c (Mean ± SD) 5.52 ± 0.56 5.78 ± 0.36 0.11
Fasting insulin(Mean ± SD) 5.01 ± 1.99 4.88 ± 1.79 0.82
Serum ferritin(Mean ± SD) 61.12 ± 30.24 70.52 ± 22.73 0.28
ESR(Mean ± SD) 15.4 ± 2.4 15.8 ± 2.7 0.53
N:L ratio (Mean ± SD) 2.4 ± 0.47 2.21 ± 0.35 0.11
Feature of lichen sclerosis
1. Hyperkeratosis 17 6 0.001
2. Epidermal thinning 2 0 0.08
3. Dermal collagen homogenisation 7 2 0.02
4. Lichenoid lymphocyte infiltration 11 2 0.003
5. Severity of inflammation    
 Mild 11 0  
 Moderate 66 6  
 Severe 15 7 0.017