Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://doi.org/10.1177/0961203313519160
Title: Polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy and systemic lupus erythematosus
Authors: Chin, Y.C.
Bhargava, M.
Khor, C.C. 
Cheung, C.M.G.
Wong, T.Y. 
Keywords: age-related macular degeneration
antiphospholipid syndrome
polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy
Systemic lupus erythematosus
Issue Date: Mar-2014
Citation: Chin, Y.C., Bhargava, M., Khor, C.C., Cheung, C.M.G., Wong, T.Y. (2014-03). Polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy and systemic lupus erythematosus. Lupus 23 (3) : 319-322. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1177/0961203313519160
Abstract: Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) associated with antiphospholipid syndrome can have ocular complications. We report a 44-year-old Chinese lady with recurrent relapses of SLE and antiphospholipid syndrome with high disease activity, presenting with visual distortion in her right eye for 2 months. There was subretinal hemorrhage in her right eye, confirmed on investigations to be choroidal neovascularization secondary to a variant of age-related macular degeneration known as polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy (PCV). Anti-vascular endothelial growth factor therapy resolved her eye condition. SLE could be associated with PCV via common mechanisms, including complement pathway activation and vasculitis involving the choroidal circulation. © The Author(s) 2014 Reprints and permissions: sagepub.co.uk/journalsPermissions.nav.
Source Title: Lupus
URI: http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/108216
ISSN: 09612033
DOI: 10.1177/0961203313519160
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