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Table 4 Comparison of large studies of pediatric uveitis in other countries

From: Epidemiology of pediatric uveitis and associated systemic diseases

Study N Location Etiology (%) Anatomic distribution of uveitis (%)
Idiopathicf JIA Behçet disease Kawasaki disease VKH Infection Anterior Intermediate Posterior Panuveitis
Edelsten et al. (2003) [5] 249 UK 44 47 (−) (−) (−) 2 70 0 30 0
Kadayifcilar et al. (2003) [12] 219 Turkey 36a 15.0 11.0 0 0.5 30.1 43.4 11.9 31 13.7
Boer et al. (2003) [13] 123 Netherlands 53.7 20 0 0 0 13.3 36 24 19 21
Rosenberg et al. (2004) [6] 148 USA 41.3b 23 0.7 0 0.7 24.3 30.4 27.7 23.7 18.2
Benezra et al. (2005) [1] 276 Israel 25.4 15.3 4.7 0 1.1 33.3 13.4 41.7 14.1 30.8
Kump et al. (2005) [14] 269 USA 51.7c 33.1 0.4 7.4 0.7 5.2 56.9 20.8 6.3 16
Khairallah et al. (2006) [15] 64 Tunisia 49.9 6.2 6.2 0 1.5 25 31.3 31.3 20.3 17.2
Smith et al. (2009) [16] 527 USA 45.9d 21.6 1.9 0 2.8 11.4 44.6 28 14.4 12.9
Ozdal et al. (2012) [17] 121 Turkey 40.4e 10.7 16.5 0 0.8 21.5 31.4 25.6 24.8 18.2
Abd El Latif et al. (2019) [18] 413 Egypt 28.6 6.7 6.8 0 1.9 36.3 27.1 30 18.6 24.2
Keino et al. (2017) [19] 64 Japan 57.8 0 3.1 1.6 1.6 6.3 56.3 0 15.6 28.1
Current study 155 Korea 65.2 14.8 6.5 1.9 1.9 0.7 51.6 6.5 1.9 26.5
  1. JIA juvenile idiopathic arthritis, VKH Vogt–Koyanagi–Harada syndrome, UK United Kingdom, USA United States of America
  2. aIdiopathic uveitis includes pars planitis (11.8%) and idiopathic intermediate uveitis (24.2%)
  3. bIdiopathic uveitis includes pars planitis (14.9%) and idiopathic uveitis (26.4%)
  4. cIdiopathic uveitis includes pars planitis (did not specify the number of patients of pars planitis)
  5. dIdiopathic uveitis includes pars planitis (17.1%) and idiopathic uveitis (28.8%)
  6. eIdiopathic uveitis includes pars planitis (23.9%) and idiopathic uveitis (16.5%)
  7. fOther studies did not distinguish between pars planitis and idiopathic intermediate uveitis