Macular oct plaquenil toxicity

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    Macular oct plaquenil toxicity

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    Upon further testing with an OCT scan through the macula, you can clearly see the parafoveal outer retinal atrophy, as seen below Humphrey Visual Field 10-2 Testing demonstrates a paracentral scotoma which is consistent with this macular toxicity that occurs with Plaquenil H ydroxychloroquine HCQ; Plaquenil, Sanofi, Bridgewater, NJ is an antimalarial agent that is also commonly used as a treatment for a variety of rheumatologic and dermatologic conditions, such as rheumatoid arthritis and systemic lupus erythematosus. The most common side effect associated with its use is retinal toxicity, which may be. 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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    Macular oct plaquenil toxicity

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  5. Patients with renal or hepatic dysfunction are at an increased risk of toxicity. 1 Other risk factors for retinal toxicity include short stature, obesity, advanced age and/or a pre-existing macular pathology. 1 So, what does this mean for our patient? Are the retinal changes a result of Plaquenil use?

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    Sep 15, 2014 Retinal toxicity associated with chronic exposure to hydroxychloroquine and its ocular screening. Review A Geamănu Pancă, * A Popa-Cherecheanu, * B Marinescu, ** CD Geamănu, *** and LM Voinea ** Retinal toxicity has been shown in patients taking greater than 3 mg/kg/day of chloroquine or 6.5 mg/kg/day of hydroxychloroquine. While most cases of toxicity have been reported for chloroquine, hydroxychloroquine has supplanted it as the more commonly used treatment agent for both RA and SLE. 2 Advanced hydroxychloroquine toxicity presents as a bullseye maculopathy. Since retinal toxicity is usually irreversible, early detection of retinal toxicity and cessation of the offending agent is the best treatment. Corneal toxicity presents as an intraepithelial deposition of the drug into the cornea, which rarely affects vision.

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