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Table 3 Clinical characteristics of eyes with uveitis. Clinical characteristics of uveitis on eye level at enrolment

From: Proposal for a definition for response to treatment, inactive disease and damage for JIA associated uveitis based on the validation of a uveitis related JIA outcome measures from the Multinational Interdisciplinary Working Group for Uveitis in Childhood (MIWGUC)

 N = 147 affected eyes
AC cell grade (number of cells per hpf) according to SUN examined after dilatation
 0 [< 1]30 (20.4%)
 0.5+ [1–5]16 (10.9%)
 1+ [6–15]53 (36.1%)
 2+ [16–25]26 (17.7%)
 3+ [26–50]9 (5.1%)
 4+ [> 50]2 (1.4%)
 Missing11 (7.5%)
Visual acuity, logMAR, mean (SD)0.48 (0.51)
 logMAR ≥0.1 (≤ 20/50)79 (66.4%)
 logMAR ≥1 (≤ 20/200)5 (4.2%)
Any structural complication81 (56.3%)
 Ocular hypotony3 (2.1%)
 Ocular hypertension6 (4.3%)
 Posterior synechiae60 (43.2%)
 Glaucoma6 (4.4%)
 Cataract28 (19.9%)
 Band keratopathy31 (21.5%)
 Optic disc edema10 (10.9%)
 Macular edema14 (21.5%)
 Epiretinal membrane formation7 (11.3%)
 Vitreous haze, mean (SD)1.37 (0.92)
 Other complications12 (12.8%)
Concomitant ocular uveitis treatment
 Previous subtenon / intraocular steroid injections2 (1.4%)
 Topical corticosteroid medication76 (51.7%)
 Glaucoma medication10 (6.8%)
  1. AC anterior chamber, LogMAR logarithm of the minimum angle of resolution, SD standard deviation, VAS visual analogue scale