Macular and peripapillary vessel density alterations in a large series of patients with systemic lupus erythematosus without ocular involvement


SUBAŞI S. , Kucuk K. D. , ŞAN S. , ÇEFLE A. , Tokuc E. O. , BALCİ S. , ...More

GRAEFES ARCHIVE FOR CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL OPHTHALMOLOGY, 2022 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Publication Date: 2022
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00417-022-05742-2
  • Title of Journal : GRAEFES ARCHIVE FOR CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL OPHTHALMOLOGY
  • Keywords: Systemic lupus erythematosus, Optical coherence tomography angiography, Vessel density, RETINOPATHY, INDEX

Abstract

Purpose The aim of this study was to investigate changes in both macular and peripapillary retinal microcirculation in the subclinical period of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) patients and to assess the relationship of these changes with disease activity, damage index, renal involvement, and use of hydroxychloroquine (HCQ).