Case Report

Severe Chloroquine Retinopathy without Bull’s Eye Maculopathy


  • Cem Özgönül
  • Murat Küçükevcilioğlu
  • Gökçen Gökçe
  • Güngör Sobacı

Received Date: 17.11.2013 Accepted Date: 06.01.2014 Turk J Ophthalmol 2014;44(5):403-406

Chloroquine has long been used for the treatment of autoimmune diseases, beside its use for treatment and prevention of malaria. We herein report a chloroquine retinopathy case with a history of 250 mg per day chloroquine treatment for SLE for the last 15 years. Besides clinical evaluation, the patient was assessed with different functional (visual field, microperimetry, electroretinography, multifocal electroretinography) and structural (optical coherence tomography, retinal nerve fiber layer thickness analysis) retinal analysis methods

Keywords: Chloroquine, maculopathy, retinopathy, systemic lupus erythematosus

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