Plaquenil retinopathy oct

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    Plaquenil retinopathy oct


    To characterize structural changes of HCQ retinopathy with SD-OCT after drug cessation. Setting: Private practice and academic institution. Patient Population: Patients at New England Eye Center and Ophthalmic Consultants of Boston in Boston, MA diagnosed with HCQ retinopathy and followed after drug cessation.

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    May 16, 2011 Hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil; HCQ has been an important and effective drug for the treatment of lupus erythematosus and related autoimmune and inflammatory diseases for half a century, although its potential to cause retinal damage continues to raise concern among rheumatologists and ophthalmologists. Hydroxychloroquine Retinopathy with SD-OCT Changes and Minimal Fundus Changes The images shown here refer to the same case as "Hydroxychloroquine Retinopathy with Minimal Fundus Changes". This 68 year old woman with systemic lupus erythematosus had been on hydroxychloroquine at a dosage of 400 mg/d 6.52 mg/kg/d for eight years. Dec 04, 2014 On SD-OCT, HCQ retinopathy manifests as disruption, or complete loss, of the outer nuclear layer, external limiting membrane, inner/outer segment junction, and RPE in the parafoveal region Fig. 4. 9 Usually, there is a preservation of the subfoveal retinal tissue.

    Main Outcome Measures: SD-OCT findings suggestive of HCQ retinopathy before parafoveal ellipsoid disruption. Retrospective clinical data review by the Boston Image Reading Center.

    Plaquenil retinopathy oct

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  3. Bull’s Eye Retinopathy Early macular toxicity can cause stippling or mottling of the RPE Next, granular pigmentation and loss of the normal foveal reflex can occur It’s believed but not proven that if early macular changes are detected and the medication is stopped, any toxicity that has occurred can be reversed.1 If the maculopathy continues to progress, concentric zones of.

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    With early Hydrochloroquine retinopathy, SD-OCT can detect outer layer retinal abnormalities  Specifically, SD-OCT can detect loss of the perifoveal photoreceptor inner segment/outer segments line PIL Aug 06, 2014 Hydroxychloroquine, sold under the brand name Plaquenil Sanofi-Aventis, is an antimalarial drug that has gained widespread use in treating various autoimmune diseases, including systemic lupus erythematosus and rheumatoid arthritis. 1 By some estimates, more than 150,000 patients are on long-term therapy with this medication in America alone. 2 Retinal toxicity associated with HCQ use is relatively rare, estimated at 1 percent after five years and rising with continued therapy. 3 However. The presence of bull’s-eye maculopathy indicates the disease has been progressing for years, resulting in foveal thinning and likely vision loss. 8 SD-OCT is a highly sensitive and reproducible imaging modality used in the detection of Plaquenil retinal toxicity.

     
  4. psycentr Moderator

    Plaquenil is the brand name for the prescription drug hydroxychloroquine. Plaquenil Plaquenil, Plaquenil Sulfate, Quineprox. Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine - Side Effects, Dosage.
     
  5. Rus Well-Known Member

    Hydroxychloroquine is widely used in the treatment of post-Lyme arthritis. Plaquenil Side Effects Common, Severe, Long Term - Hydroxychloroquine Side Effects, Dosage, Uses, and More Side Effects of Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine, Warnings, Uses
     
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    Hydroxychloroquine sulphate in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis a. A controlled, double blind, parallel group, long term study of hydroxychloroquine sulphate in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, comparing daily doses of 200 mg and 400 mg, is described. The trial involved 54 patients with moderate disease activity.

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  7. Olorin Guest

    Is there an alternative to Plaquenil? - Sjogren's World May 20, 2008 Because the action of Plaq isn't really understood in SjS, and it's a unique classification of drug in treating AIs, there really isn't a substitute for it, but there are other classes of drugs, also called DMARDS disease modifying anti-rheumatic drugs that are also used.

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