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Table 3 Summary of clinical characteristics of eyes with syphilitic uveitis (n = 33)

From: Characteristics of syphilitic uveitis in northern China

Clinical characteristics No. (%) of eyes
Presenting complaint
 Blurring of vision 31 (93.9%)
 Floaters 14 (42.4%)
 Redness 11 (33.3%)
 Pain 7 (21.2%)
 Photopsia 7 (21.2%)
Initial BCVA
 ≥ 20/40 9 (27.3%)
 20/50–20/200 14 (42.4%)
 < 20/200 10 (30.3%)
Final BCVA
 ≥ 20/40 21 (63.6%)
 20/50–20/200 11 (33.3%)
 < 20/200 1 (3.0%)
 Improved 27 (81.8%)
 Unchanged 7 (21.2%)
 worsen 1 (3.0%)
Type of uveitis
 Anterior uveitis 0
 Intermediate uveitis 1 (3.0%)
 Posterior uveitis 19 (57.6%)
 Panuvetiis 13 (39.4%)
  Granulomatous 1 (3.0%)
  Nongranulomatous 12 (36.4%)
Ocular signs
 Episcleritis 1 (3.0%)
 Hypopyon 2 (6.1%)
 Posterior synechiae 1 (3.0%)
 Vitreous haze 13 (39.4%)
 Chorioretinitis 19 (57.6%)
 Neuroretinitis 7 (21.2%)
 Papilitis 2 (6.1%)
 Vasculitis 3 (9.1%)
 Posterior placoid chorioretinits 3 (9.1%)
 Pseudoretinitis pigmentosa 11 (33.3%)
 Retinal or vitreous hemorrhage 3 (9.1%)
 Vascular occlusion 2 (6.1%)
 Inner precipitates 2 (6.1%)
 White-yellow punctuate nodules 1 (3.0%)
 Patchy white-yellow lesions 1 (3.0%)
 Cystoid macular edema 6 (18.2%)
 Epiretinal membrane 4 (12.1%)
  1. Note. BCVA best-corrected visual acuity