A Rare Case of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus with Retinal Vasculitis

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Shanmuganandan Krishnan
Sujana P. Reddy
Manoj Ravilla Kumar


Background: The complicated autoimmune illness known as systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is characterised by the development of autoantibodies, activation of the complement system, and immune complex deposition in tissues and organs. Each component of the visual system is susceptible to SLE. Ocular signs can be seen in up to one-third of SLE patients, despite the fact that they are not included in the categorization criteria for the disease. Rarely are they reported right when the illness first manifests. Retinal vasculitis typically coexists with a widespread active illness. Here is a case of a 28-year-old male developed diminished vision in his left eye.

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Shanmuganandan Krishnan, Sujana P. Reddy, & Manoj Ravilla Kumar. (2023). A Rare Case of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus with Retinal Vasculitis. Journal of Coastal Life Medicine, 11(1), 3031–3033. Retrieved from https://www.jclmm.com/index.php/journal/article/view/794


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