Table 2

The number and percentages of vertical and cross-cut asymmetric and symmetric crypts found in sections from seven colectomy specimens with ulcerative colitis

Vertically oriented crypts in fissionCross-cut (transected) crypts in fission
No.
asymmetric crypts
No.
symmetric crypts
Total asymmetric/symmetric crypts in fissionNo.
asymmetric crypts
No.
symmetric crypts
Total asymmetric/ symmetric crypts in fission
71871/79
89.9 %
4062406/408
99.5%
808/8
100%
32941329/370
88.9%
202/2
100%
1275127/132
96.2%
50550/55
90.9%
781548781/1329
59 2%
2120212/212
100%
34434/38
89%
2291229/230
99.6%
70070/70
100%
3400340/340
100%
27142271/313
86.6%
91214912/926
98.5%
20186422018/2660
75.9%