Ocular findings in systemic lupus erythematosus

Samir S. Shoughy, Khalid F. Tabbara

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Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is a chronic multisystem autoimmune disease. Ocular complications occur in up to one-third of patients with SLE. The ocular findings may represent the initial manifestation of the disease and may lead to severe ocular morbidity and loss of vision. Early diagnosis and prompt management of patients with SLE are mandatory and require collaboration between the ophthalmologist and the rheumatologist.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalSaudi Journal of Ophthalmology
StateAccepted/In press - Mar 11 2015


  • Autoimmune
  • Ocular complications
  • SLE

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ophthalmology


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