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Table 3 Correlation of meiboscore with ocular surface parameters in conjunctival and “orbital-type” OAML

From: Effects of radiation therapy on the meibomian glands and dry eye in patients with ocular adnexal mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue lymphoma

 Conjunctival OAML“Orbital-type” OAML
Meiboscore (U + L)Meiboscore (U + L)
OSDIr = 0.38r = 0.43
P = 0.45P = 0.04a
Schirmer’s test (mm)r = −0.14r = − 0.18
P = 0.27P = 0.43
TBUT (s)r = 0.12r = − 0.40
P = 0.67P = 0.20
Corneal fluorescein staining scorer = 0.28r = 0.39
P = 0.48P = 0.03a
Lid margin abnormality scorer = 0.30r = 0.16
P = 0.18P = 0.51
  1. Spearman’s correlation test was used
  2. Meiboscore (U + L) meiboscores of upper eyelid and lower eyelid at post-RT 6 months were added up; OAML ocular adnexal mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue lymphoma, OSDI ocular surface disease index, TBUT tear film break-up time
  3. aValues with statistical significance are indicated with an asterisk (*)