Table 2 of Chikama, Mol Vis 2009; 15:2896-2904.


Table 2. Summary of in vivo confocal microscopic findings in patients with S-1–induced ocular mucositis.


Findings (20 eyes)

Presence (eyes)
Absence
(eyes)
Frequency
(%)
Cellular defect or turbulence of superficial epithelial cells 20 0 100
Disruption of layered structure of the epithelium 20 0 100
Infiltration of inflammatory cells in the epithelial basal cell layer or the shallow stroma Severe: 4 Moderate: 13 3 85
Partial or complete loss of subepithelial nerves Complete: 14 Partial: 3 3 85
Hyperreflective granular structures at the center of the epithelial basal cell layer 12 8 60
Changes in the structure of palisades at the limbus Disappearance : 7 Disruption: 13 0 100