Papilloedema and Autoimmune Retinopathy from Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

John J. Chen, Neeraj Kumar, Kathleen M. McEvoy, Jacqueline A. Leavitt

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A 33-year-old female presented with bilateral papilloedema and constricted visual fields from autoimmune retinopathy. She then developed a painful peripheral neuropathy that led to further work-up and the diagnosis of systemic lupus erythematosus. Papilloedema and autoimmune retinopathy from systemic lupus erythematosus is a unique presentation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)117-121
Number of pages5
Issue number2
StatePublished - Mar 4 2018


  • Autoimmune retinopathy
  • idiopathic intracranial hypertension
  • papilloedema
  • pseudotumor cerebri
  • systemic lupus erythematosus

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ophthalmology
  • Clinical Neurology


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