Drusen plaquenil

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    Drusen plaquenil


    One such commonly used medication for dermatologic and rheumatologic inflammatory conditions is hydroxychloroquine (Plaquenil), a chloroquine derivative. It is used to treat many diseases including malaria, rheumatoid arthritis and systemic lupus erythematosus.

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    Tracking of drusen and disease of the RPE as well as atrophy July 2011 July 2012 Advanced RPE analysis of RPE atrophy 68 year old with AMD and new vision loss OD Photoreceptor Integrity Line = PIL External Limiting Membrane= ELM 54 year old woman taking Plaquenil Ganglion Cell Complex The retinal ganglion cell and inner plexiform I have had a large number of drusen in my retina for about 10 year. The other day when I was at the opthamologist, for my visual field test for plaquenil, the assistant said I needed to be dilated because "having macular degeneration means thatyou need to be dialted every 6 months" I replied, no. Drusen are small yellow deposits of fatty proteins lipids that accumulate under the retina. The retina is a thin layer of tissue that lines the back of the inside of the eye, near the optic nerve.

    It is imperative that patients and physicians are aware of and watch for this drug’s ocular side effects. Retinal toxicity from hydroxychloroquine is rare, but even if the medication is discontinued, vision loss may be irreversible and may continue to progress.

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    Hydroxychloroquine toxicity - EyeWiki, Macular degeneration and lupus" Lupus Community.

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  5. Multimodal imaging set showing drusen-like deposits DLDs affecting both eyes in a patient diagnosed with systemic lupus erythematosus SLE. In the color fundus photographs Top/Third rows, left, DLDs are seen as multiple yellowish lesions of different sizes spread across the posterior pole, but mainly located in the temporal region.

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    Basal Laminar Drusen. Basal laminar drusen is a condition in which yellow round deposits of lipid waste accumulate between the base of the retinal pigment epithelium and Bruch's membrane in the outer retina. These lesions appear in young adulthood as opposed to the drusen of age related macular degeneration which develop in late life. Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine is in a class of drugs called disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs, which are used to decrease inflammation, pain and joint damage. While today it is used to treat autoimmune conditions, such as rheumatoid arthritis and lupus, it was originally used as an anti-malaria drug. Click to email this to a friend Opens in new window Click to share on Twitter Opens in new window Click to share on Pocket Opens in new window

     
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    Plaquenil, hydroxychloroquine (HCQ), is an anti-malarial medication that has been proven to be useful in the treatment of patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and other inflammatory and autoimmune diseases. Starting Plaquenil BEFORE Eye Exam? - Scleroderma - Inspire Plaquenil and Eye Exams Arthritis Information My Take on New Ocular Screening Guidelines for Plaquenil.
     
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    Plaquenil and elevated liver enzymes? Aug 22, 2011 Plaquenil has never raised my liver enzymes and I have been on it for six years. The only time my ALT and AST were elevated when I was taking too much iron supplements for my anemia. Once I stopped those, the enzymes went back to normal. Liz D.

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