Hydroxychloroquine eye retina

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    Hydroxychloroquine eye retina


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    The retina is the light sensitive layer at the back of the eye which allows light to be sensed and relayed to the brain so that an image is perceived or “seen” by an individual. This condition where hydroxychloroquine can affect the retina and vision when taken for a long period of time is called “hydroxychloroquine retinopathy”. Posterior exam showed 1+ nuclear sclerosis of the lenses OU. Vitreous was clear of cell OU. Fundus exam showed OD and OS optic nerves were pink and distinct with a 0.15/0.15 cup-to-disc ratio. The macula in each eye exhibited a flat appearance with absent foveal reflexes. Peripheral retina was unremarkable OU. Hydroxychloroquine is also an antirheumatic medicine and is used to treat symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis and discoid or systemic lupus erythematosus. Important information. Taking hydroxychloroquine long-term or at high doses may cause irreversible damage to the retina of your eye.

    Taking hydroxychloroquine long-term or at high doses may cause irreversible damage to the retina of your eye. Hydroxychloroquine is also an antirheumatic medicine and is used to treat symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis and discoid or systemic lupus erythematosus.

    Hydroxychloroquine eye retina

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    On examination, a telltale sign of hydroxychloroquine toxicity is a bilateral change in the retinal pigment epithelium of the macula that gives the commonly described appearance of a bull’s-eye. This is a late finding, however, and too late for screening to be useful. Chloroquine-induced retinal toxicity was first described in 1959 and the retinal toxic effects of hydroxychloroquine were later described in 1967 3, 4. Hydroxychloroquine has significantly less retinal toxicity and has largely replaced chloroquine as a treatment of inflammatory disease. Hydroxychloroquine sulfate HCQ, Plaquenil is an analogue of chloroquine CQ, an antimalarial agent, used for the treatment of systemic lupus erythematosus, rheumatoid arthritis and other autoimmune disorders. Its use has been associated with severe retinal toxicity, requiring a discontinuation of therapy.

     
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