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Table 3 Microscopic features semi-quantitative components of acinar, stromal pancreatic histology of acinar, ducts and pancreatic lesions located in degrees in the year 1995 (n= 109) and 2010 (n = 20)

From: AIDS and the pancreas in the HAART era: a cross sectional study

   Degree  
Variable Year Absent Light Moderate Intense p*
Decreased zimogen granula 1995 52 (47,7%) 52 (47,7%) 5 (4,6%) 0 (0,0%) < 0,001
  2010 1 (5,0%) 9 (45,0%) 6 (30,0%) 4 (20,0%)  
Dysplasia-like 1995 35 (32,1%) 48 (44,0%) 19 (17,4%) 7 (6,4%) < 0,001
  2010 19 (95,0%) 0 (0,0%) 0 (0,0%) 1 (5,0%)  
Atrophy 1995 44 (40,4%) 45 (41,3%) 17 (15,6%) 3 (2,8%) 0,017
  2010 2 (10,0%) 13 (65,0%) 3 (15,0%) 2 (10,0%)  
Steatosis 1995 36 (33,0%) 43 (39,5%) 23 (21,1%) 7 (6,4%) 0,689
  2010 7 (35,0%) 7 (35,0%) 6 (30,0%) 0 (0,0%)  
Inflammation 1995 59 (54,1%) 39 (35,8%) 7 (6,4%) 4 (3,7%) 0,673
  2010 12 (60,0%) 5 (25,0%) 2 (10,0%) 1 (5,0%)  
Haemorrhage 1995 78 (71,6%) 26 (23,9%) 4 (3,7%) 1 (0,9%) 0,921
  2010 14 (70,0%) 5 (25,0%) 1 (5,0%) 0 (0,0%)  
Fibrosis 1995 67 (61,5%) 22 (20,2%) 16 (14,7%) 4 (3,7%) 0,173
  2010 8 (40,0%) 6 (30,0%) 6 (30,0%) 0 (0,0%)  
Stoppers 1995 107 (98,2%) 2 (1,8%) 0 (0,0%) 0 (0,0%) 0,026
  2010 17 (85,0%) 3 (15,0%) 0 (0,0%) 0 (0,0%)  
Necrosis 1995 91 (83,5%) 18 (16,5%) 0 (0,0%) 0 (0,0%) 0,057
  2010 18 (90,0%) 1 (5,0%) 1 (5,0%) 0 (0,0%)  
Apoptosis 1995 109 (100,0%) 0 (0,0%) 0 (0,0%) 0 (0,0%) < 0,001
  2010 4 (20,0%) 8 (40,0%) 7 (35,0%) 1 (5,0%)  
Increased Islets 2010 1995 8 (40,0%) 109 (100,0%) 9 (45,0%) 0 (0,0%) 3 (15,0%)0 (0,0%) 0 (0,0%) 0 (0,0%) < 0,001
Islets with 1995 109 (100,0%) 0 (0,0%) 0 (0,0%) 0 (0,0%) 0,023
dysplasia-like changes 2010 18 (90,0%) 2 (10,0%) 0 (0,0%) 0 (0,0%)  
  1. (*) Descriptive level of probability of Fisher’s exact test.