Disease Markers / 2017 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Longitudinal Assessment of Transorbital Sonography, Visual Acuity, and Biomarkers for Inflammation and Axonal Injury in Optic Neuritis

Table 1

Characteristics of patients and controls.

Optic neuritisHealthy controls value

Number of patients, n (%)23 (100)19 (100)
Sex
 Females, n (%)19 (83)13 (68)0.47
 Males, n (%)4 (17)6 (32)
Time from onset days14 (8–26)
Follow-up days360
Age, years (mean ± SD)33.0 ± 8.034.3 ± 9.20.63
Isolated optic neuritis, n (%)12 (52.2)
MS-optic neuritis, n (%)11 (47.8)

Data were expressed in frequency (percentage) or means ± standard deviation. Fisher’s exact test. t-test for independent groups.

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