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Table 4 Steroid use in idiopathic uveitis

From: Medication use in juvenile uveitis patients enrolled in the Childhood Arthritis and Rheumatology Research Alliance Registry

  Idiopathic Uveitis N (%)
Topical steroid drops  
 Yes 83 (90)
 No 5 (5)
 Unknown 4 (4)
Max topical steroid drop freq  
 Hourly 24 (26)
 12x/day 10 (11)
 6x/day 4 (4)
 4x/day 16 (17)
 3x/day 6 (7)
 2x/day 3 (3)
 Daily 3 (3)
 Unknown 21 (23)
Intraocular steroids  
 Yes 0 (0)
 No 85 (92)
 Unknown 7 (8)
Systemic steroids  
 Yes 86 (94)
 No 4 (4)
 Unknown 2 (2)
IV pulse steroids  
 Yes 4 (4)
 No 82 (89)
 Unknown 6 (7)
Long-term systemic steroids  
 Yes 35 (38)
 No 50 (54)
 Unknown 7 (8)
  1. Topical and systemic steroid use in idiopathic uveitis patients is depicted in the table. Max maximum, freq frequency