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Table 2 CCM parameters in controls and patients with ALS

From: Small fiber neuropathy for assessment of disease severity in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: corneal confocal microscopy findings

  Control, N = 64 ALS, N = 66 P value
Inferior whorl area
Corneal Nerve IWL (mm/mm2) 19.96 (3.05) 18.33 (3.14) 0.014
Dendritic Cell IWDC (/mm2) 20.02 (9.09) 36.83 (31.77) 0.020
Peripheral area
Corneal Nerve CNFL (mm/mm2) 19.52 (2.50) 17.80 (3.79) 0.017
CNFD (/mm2) 38.13 (8.23) 33.90 (7.64) 0.011
CNBD (/mm2) 50.07 (14.56) 58.40 (22.70) 0.040
Dendritic Cell CDC (/mm2) 13.55 (8.77) 27.75 (27.55) 0.019
  1. Data are presented as mean (SD) values
  2. CCM, corneal confocal microscopy; ALS, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis; IWL, corneal nerve length in the inferior whorl area; IWDC, dendritic cell density in the inferior whorl area; CNFL, corneal nerve fiber length in the peripheral area; CNFD, corneal nerve fiber density in the peripheral area; CNBD, corneal nerve branch density in the peripheral area; CDC, corneal dendritic cell density in the peripheral area