Table 1

Summary of visual data in 12 young patients with non-arteritic anterior ischaemic optic neuropathy

PatientAge at 1st AION (years)Involved eyeInitial VAInitial visual field defect of involved eyeInvolvement of contralateral eye?Final VAFinal VF
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148RE20/20Inferior altitudinal20/40020/20Inferior altitudinal and central scotomaWNL
232RE20/15Inferior altitudinal20/1520/15Inferior altitudinalWNL
326RE20/200Inferior altitudinal20/20020/20Inferior altitudinal and cecocentral scotomaWNL
444RECFCentral scotoma, nasal loss7 years later20/50-2CFAbsolute superior altitudinal with relative inferior scotomaAbsolute central scotoma
537LE20/15Inferior altitudinal20/1520/15WNLInferior altitudinal
621RE20/70Central scotoma16 years later and 22 years later20/60CF OSCentral scotoma, nasal lossTemporal island
723LE20/20Superior nasal step20/1520/20WNLSuperior nasal step
829RE20/15Inferonasal depression6 years later20/1520/25-2Inferior altitudinalSuperonasal scotoma, inferior altitudinal
942RE20/20Inferior altitudinal scotoma20/2020/15Inferior altitudinal scotomaWNL
1047LECFCecocentral scotoma20/1520/50Inferonasal depressionCaecocentral scotoma
1139RE20/20Inferior altitudinal6 Years later20/2020/20Inferior altitudinalInferonasal
1245RE20/20Inferior altitudinal12 years later and 13 years later20/2020/30Inferior altitudinalInferior altitudinal, superior paracentral scotoma