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Table 3 Scar characters in women with intraperitoneal adhesions

From: Prediction of intraperitoneal adhesions using striae gravidarum and scar characteristics in women undergoing repeated cesarean sections

Adhesion occurrence No Yes p-value
Variable Attribute n (%) n (%)
Vascularity Normal 127 (59.35) 32 (16.49) < 0.001
Red 57 (26.64) 114 (58.76)
Pink 14 (6.54) 38 (19.59)
Purple 16 (7.48) 10 (5.15)
Total 214 (100) 194 (100)
Pigmentation Normal 96 (44.86) 28 (14.43) < 0.001
Hypopigmented 44 (20.56) 88 (45.36)
Hyperpigmented 74 (34.58) 78 (40.21)
Total 214 (100) 194 (100)
Pliability Normal 66 (30.84) 16 (8.25) < 0.001
Supple 90 (42.06) 83 (42.78)
Yielding 47 (21.96) 36 (18.56)
Firm 0 (0) 42 (21.65)
Ropes 11 (5.14) 8 (4.12)
Contracture 0 (0) 9 (4.64)
Total 214 (100) 194 (100)
Height (mm) 0.5 ± 0.75 1.05 ± 0.85 < 0.001
Total score (/13) 3.08 ± 3.08 5.28 ± 2.81 < 0.001