Fundus autofluorescence plaquenil

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  1. vdm Well-Known Member

    Fundus autofluorescence plaquenil


    Pattern of Retinopathy: Although the locus of toxic damage is parafoveal in many eyes, Asian patients often show an extramacular pattern of damage. Dose: We recommend a maximum daily HCQ use of 5.0 mg/kg real weight, which correlates better with risk than ideal weight.

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    A 57-year-old female presented to the Ophthalmology clinic at UIHC complaining bilateral central photopsias for the past two years. She suffered from Sjogren syndrome and inflammatory arthritis and was currently treated with prednisone and methotrexate. She was previously treated with hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil 200mg bid 6.5mg/kg for 10 years, which was stopped one year prior to. The maximum dose of Plaquenil is 6.5 mg/kg of ideal body weight per day, regardless of whether a person is overweight, underweight, or normal weight. One kilogram kg equals 2.2 pounds. Women with lupus who are OVER their ideal body weight should go by these dosing rules 5’ 7” or higher - up to 400 mg Plaquenil daily Fundus autofluorescence FAF is a non-invasive, high definition scan of the deeper retinal layers at the back of the eye. FAF highlights areas of metabolic stress in detail that is above and beyond that of conventional retinal cameras.

    Risk of Toxicity: The risk of toxicity is dependent on daily dose and duration of use. There are no similar demographic data for CQ, but dose comparisons in older literature suggest using 2.3 mg/kg real weight.

    Fundus autofluorescence plaquenil

    FUNDUS AUTOFLUORESCENCE FINDINGS IN EARLY CHLOROQUINE., Protecting your eyesight when taking Plaquenil Lupus.

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  7. Fundus autofluorescence patterns in various stages of hydroxychloroquine retinopathy. Classic bull’s-eye maculopathy appearance A. As the RPE atrophies, the FAF intensity in the pericentral macula changes to a mottled, or speckled appearance B, and eventually coalesces into dark areas of absence of FAF signal once the cells have died C.

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    Autofluorescence Fundus autofluorescence is a non-invasive diagnostic test that involves taking photographs of the back of the eye without a contrast dye. These images can help with the early detection of diseased retina in serious eye conditions such as macular degeneration, hereditary retinal degenerations, and retinal toxicity from the long term use of medications such as plaquenil. FUNDUS AUTO FLUORESCENCE The fundus auto fluorescence confirms Plaquenil toxicity, worse in the left eye than the right eye with an area in the right eye of hyperfluorescence in the macula and the left eye there is an area of hypofluorescence in the macula. Fundus autofluorescence images of the left eye of a 59-year-old women with sarcoidosis who received 200 mg of hydroxychloroquine sulfate twice daily for 15 years. Her visual acuity was 20/20 bilaterally with normal red light central 80-point visual fields. A fundus examination demonstrated subtle macular pigmentary change A.

     
  8. nafnatrix Guest

    Background: The American Academy of Ophthalmology recommendations on screening for chloroquine (CQ) and hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) retinopathy are revised in light of new information about the prevalence of toxicity, risk factors, fundus distribution, and effectiveness of screening tools. Retinal Physician - Hydroxychloroquine Maculopathy An Update on. Retina Today - Evaluating Hydroxychloroquine Toxicity With. Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine - Side Effects, Dosage.
     
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    Chloroquine Uses, Side Effects, Dosage & Interactions You should not use this medicine if you are allergic to chloroquine or hydroxychloroquine Plaquenil, or if you have a history of vision changes or damage to your retina caused by an anti-malaria medication. To make sure chloroquine is safe for you, tell your doctor if you have ever had

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