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Bilateral Optic Disk Swelling Plus.
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PMID:  21621809     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
A 64-year-old woman presented with bilateral optic neuropathy leading to a diagnosis of Sjögren syndrome. She improved with high-dose corticosteroids and oral azathioprine and was subsequently found to have asymptomatic bilateral iridocyclitis. Although central nervous system manifestations of Sjögren syndrome are documented in the literature, they are not widely recognized in clinical practice. Associated optic neuritis often mimics demyelinating disease such as multiple sclerosis. Treatment of CNS disease related to Sjögren syndrome is highly controversial. Uveitis is an uncommon finding associated with Sjögren syndrome.
Sing Your Li; Molly E Gilbert; Pamela S Chavis
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-5-28
Journal Detail:
Title:  Survey of ophthalmology     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1879-3304     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-5-30     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0404551     Medline TA:  Surv Ophthalmol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2011 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
University of Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
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