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Table 2 Correlation between autofluorescence patterns, OCT findings and patient data

From: Retinal autofluorescence findings after COVID-19

  Age
(Years)
Comorbidities FAF patterns OCT Findings Hospitalization IOT Anticoagulation Antibiotic D-dimer
Right eye Left eye Right eye Left eye
1 51 None HypoFAF HypoFAF RPE irregularity RPE elevation N N N N N
2 82 None Hypo-hyper-FAF Isolated areas of HypoFAF and HyperFAF Choroidal irregularity with area of RPE disruption and subretinal fluid Area of cellular loss at the level of the ellipsoid zone Y N
3 51 None HypoFAF None Cystoid spaces in the interdigitation zone None N N N N N
4 63 High blood pressure and diabetes None HypoFAF None Cellular loss at ellipsoid zone Y Y Y N 1.20 ng/mL
5 53 None Isolated areas of HyperFAF and isolated areas of HypoFAF Isolated areas of HyperFAF and isolated areas of HypoFAF Disruption of the interdigitation zone Disruption of the interdigitation zone with local retinal thinning Y N N Y 0.45 ng/mL
6 86 None Hypo-hyper-FAF Hypo-hyper-FAF Disruption of the interdigitation zone, outer segment layer and ellipsoid zone Disruption of the interdigitation zone, outer segment layer and ellipsoid zone Y N N Y 1.63 ng/mL
7 51 High blood pressure and diabetes HypoFAF HyperFAF RPE irregularity with subretinal liquid and disruption of the ellipsoid zone RPE irregularity with adjacent cell loss at the ellipsoid zone Y N N N 0.53ng/mL
8 69 None Hypo-hyper-FAF HypoFAF RPE elevation RPE irregularity Y N N Y N
9 66 High blood pressure HypoFAF None External limiting membrane irregularity None Y N Y Y 0.61 ng/mL
10 49 None Hypo-hyper-FAF HypoFAF Retinal thinning and loss of external retina and outer nuclear layers RPE elevation and outer retinal layer loss No No No No
11 57 High blood pressure None Hypo-hyper-FAF None Retinal thinning due to loss of external retinal and outer nuclear layers Y N N Y 0.71 ng/mL
12 62 High blood pressure HypoFAF None Retinal Pigmented Epithelial Detachment and adjacent loss of ellipsoid zone None Y N Y N
13 48 None Isolated areas of HyperFAF and HypoFAF None RPE elevation None Y N 0.85 ng/mL
14 31 None None HypoFAF None Disruption of the interdigitation and outer segment layers and adjacent scarring -- -- N N N
15 35 None HypoFAF None None None N N N Y N
16 58 High blood pressure HypoFAF, with surrounding area of HyperFAF None Disruption of external retina with adjacent scarring None Y N Y Y 0.93 ng/mL
17 34 None HypoFAF HypoFAF RPE and ellipsoid irregularity RPE irregularity and elevation Y N N N 1.80 ng/mL
18 41 None Hypo-hyper-FAF None Choroidal elevetaion None N N N N N