Table 1

Demographics and clinical characteristics of the patients with Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada and long-standing disease
Description
Number of patients (eyes) 28 (51)
Age (years), mean (± 1SD) 39.9 ±13.0
Gender, male (%) 4 (14.3)
Race, n (%)
 White 12 (42.8)
 Mestizo 10 (35.7)
 Black 4 (14.3)
 Asian/Oriental 2 (7.1)
Revised Diagnostic Criteria category [14], n (%)
 Complete 7 (25.0)
 Incomplete 14 (50.0)
 Probable 7 (25.0)
Clinical activity (SUN) [15], n (%)
 Remission 11 (39.3)
 Inactive§ 5 (17.8)
 Active 12 (42.8)
Use of systemic medication, n (%)
 Prednisone only 5 (17.8)
 Prednisone and immunosuppressant 5 (17.8)
 Immunosuppressants only 3 (10.7)
 None 15 (53.6)
Disease duration (in months), median (range) 91.5 (9–348)

Inactive disease for ≥3 months after discontinuing all treatments for eye disease.

§ Grade 0 cells.

da Silva et al.

da Silva et al. BMC Ophthalmology 2012 12:40   doi:10.1186/1471-2415-12-40

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