Chorioretinopathy in a case of systemic lupus erythematosus

Trans Am Ophthalmol Soc. 1977;75:122-31.

Abstract

A 19-year-old woman with systemic lupus erythematosus had choroidal fluorescein leakage into discreet areas of subretinal fluid. The findings were abolished with corticosteroids. A choroidal vasculitis was suggested by mononuclear infiltration and immunofluorescent demonstration of immunoglobulin.

Publication types

  • Case Reports
  • Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.

MeSH terms

  • Adrenal Cortex Hormones / therapeutic use
  • Adult
  • Chorioretinitis / drug therapy
  • Chorioretinitis / etiology*
  • Chorioretinitis / immunology*
  • Conjunctiva / immunology
  • Female
  • Fluorescein Angiography
  • Fluorescent Antibody Technique
  • Humans
  • Immunoglobulin G / analysis
  • Lupus Erythematosus, Systemic / complications*
  • Lupus Erythematosus, Systemic / immunology
  • Uvea / immunology

Substances

  • Adrenal Cortex Hormones
  • Immunoglobulin G