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Atypical severe central serous chorioretinopathy in a patient with systemic lupus erythematosus improved with a rapid reduction in glucocorticoid.
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PMID:  22447556     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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A 36-year-old woman was diagnosed with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). Seven days after beginning glucocorticoid treatment, she developed reduced visual acuity, and atypical severe central serous chorioretinopathy (CSC) was confirmed. Since glucocorticoid use is an important risk factor for CSC, the PSL was reduced, tacrolimus was added, and the visual acuity improved rapidly. Reduction in glucocorticoid combined with the use of immunosuppressive agents is one option for preventing a deterioration in atypical severe CSC while still controlling SLE.
Authors:
Hiroe Sato; Satoshi Ito; Shingo Nagai; Akira Murasawa; Yoko Wada; Shuichi Murakami; Takeshi Kuroda; Masaaki Nakano; Ichiei Narita
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-3-25
Journal Detail:
Title:  Modern rheumatology / the Japan Rheumatism Association     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1439-7609     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-3-26     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100959226     Medline TA:  Mod Rheumatol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Division of Clinical Nephrology and Rheumatology, Niigata University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, 1-757 Asahimachi-Dori, Chuoku, Niigata, Niigata, 951-8510, Japan, hiroe-212@umin.ac.jp.
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