Table 1.

Criteria for macroscopic scoring of colitis

Type of Changes Score
Ulceration
 Normal 0
 Focal hyperemia, no ulcers 1
 Ulceration without hyperemia or bowel wall thickening 2
 Inflammation and ulcerations up to 2 cm 3–6 
 Major damage >2 cm7–10
Plus
Adhesions
 No 0
 Minor 1
 Major 2
Diarrhea
 No 0
 Yes 1
Wall thickness, mm X
Total score