A 27-year-old woman is reviewed due to sudden loss of vision in her left eye

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  1. Santosh Jadhav

    Santosh Jadhav Active Member

    A 27-year-old woman is reviewed due to sudden loss of vision in her left eye. She is known to have severe rheumatoid arthritis and is treated currently with methotrexate, infliximab and prednisolone. She has in the past also used sulfasalazine and hydroxychloroquine. For the past 6 weeks she has developed troublesome headaches. Examination demonstrates bilateral papilloedema. Which one of the following is most likely to be responsible for this presentation?



    1-Chloroquine retinopathy


    2-Prednisolone


    3-Infliximab


    4-Methotrexate


    5-Keratoconjunctivitis sicca

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