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CASE REPORT
Year : 2020  |  Volume : 13  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 149-151

Bilateral central retinal artery occlusion - A catastrophic presentation of systemic lupus erythematosus


Department of Ophthalmology, PGIMER and Dr. RML Hospital, New Delhi, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Deepa Sharma
8/41 South Patel Nagar, New Delhi - 110 008
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/ojo.OJO_133_2019

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Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is a multisystem autoimmune disorder. Here, we present a rare case of a middle-aged male, diagnosed with SLE, manifesting as bilateral central retinal artery occlusion (CRAO). Severe ocular complications such as CRAO may occur during an acute flare or even early in the disease process. It is important to recognize this potentially devastating complication.


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