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Table 2 Comparison in the clinical and optical coherence tomography (OCT) features between eyes with internal limiting membrane detachment (ILMD) and no ILMD in acute central retinal artery occlusion (CRAO) cases

From: Internal limiting membrane detachment in acute central retinal artery occlusion: a novel prognostic sign seen on OCT

Variable   Acute CRAO with ILMD
(n = 5)
Acute CRAO with no ILMD
(n = 23)
Age (years)   34.8 ± 20.51 44.44 ± 20.62
Gender (M: F)   4:1 15:8
Associated systemic disease   1 (20) 13 (57)
Affected eye (RE: LE)   3:2 11:12
Mean duration of symptoms (days) (range)   3.8 (1–7) 3.78 (1–10)
Presenting visual acuity  ≤ 3/60 5 (100) 16 (70)
 > 3/60 0 (0) 7 (30)
OCT features at presentation Posterior vitreous opacities 5 (100) 8 (35)
Inner retinal thickening 5 (100) 13 (57)
Inner retinal opacification 4 (80) 20 (87)
Retinal layer stratification noted 1 (20) 8 (35)
Cystoid macular edema 0 (0) 5 (22)
Subretinal fluid 0 (0) 5 (22)
Final visual acuity  ≤ 3/60 3 (60) 10 (44)
 > 3/60 0 (0) 11 (56)
OCT features at final visit Reattachment of ILMD 1 (20)  
Thinning and atrophy of the inner retinal layers 3 (60) 21 (91)
Total follow-up duration (mean, range)   23.33 (14–28) 60.23 (15–210)
  1. M male, F female, RE right eye, LE left eye