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Table 1 Etiology of uveitis by gender and laterality

From: Patterns of childhood-onset uveitis in a referral center in Turkey

Diagnosis Female Male Unilateral Bilateral No. of patients (%) No. of eyes (%)
Pars planitis 8 21 4 25 29 (23.9) 54 (30.2)
Idiopathic uveitis 8 12 12 8 20 (16.5) 28 (15.6)
Behcet’s disease 8 12 8 12 20 (16.5) 32 (17.8)
Toxoplasmosis 10 6 15 1 16 (13.2) 17 (9.5)
JIA 4 4 4 4 8 (6.6) 12 (6.7)
Herpetic uveitis 1 4 5 5 (4.1) 5 (2.8)
Ankylosing spondilitis 2 3 2 3 5 (4.1) 8 (4.5)
Toxocara   4 4 4 (3.3) 4 (2.2)
Fuchs’ uveitis   3 3 3 (2.5) 3 (1.7)
Traumatic iritis   3 3 3 (2.5) 3 (1.7)
FMF   2 2 2 (1.6) 4 (2.2)
Multifocal choroiditis 1 1 2 2 (1.6) 2 (1.1)
Sarcoidosis 1   1 1 (0.8) 2 (1.1)
Brucella   1 1 1 (0.8) 1 (0.5)
VKH 1   1 1(0.8) 2 (1.1)
Diabetic iritis 1   1 1 (0.8) 2 (1.1)
Total 45 76 63 58 121 (100) 179 (100)
  1. JIA juvenile idiopathic arthritis, FMF Familial Mediterranean Fever, VKH Vogt–Koyanagi–Harada disease