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Requirement for retinal screening in patients taking hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine

Requirement for retinal screening in patients taking hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine
Requirement for retinal screening in patients taking hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine
We read the article by McGill and Ambrose on lupus in young people with interest.1 They reiterate that patients should receive retinal screening after 5 years of exposure to hydroxychloroquine.1 It is estimated that there may be up to 161 000 users of hydroxychloroquine in the UK. The prevalence of hydroxychloroquine retinopathy is around 7.5% after …
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Lotery, Andrew J.
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Lotery, Andrew J.
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Yusuf, Imran H.
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Lotery, Andrew J. and Yusuf, Imran H. (2018) Requirement for retinal screening in patients taking hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine. British Journal of General Practice, 68 (668), 120. (doi:10.3399/bjgp18X694985).

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We read the article by McGill and Ambrose on lupus in young people with interest.1 They reiterate that patients should receive retinal screening after 5 years of exposure to hydroxychloroquine.1 It is estimated that there may be up to 161 000 users of hydroxychloroquine in the UK. The prevalence of hydroxychloroquine retinopathy is around 7.5% after …

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e-pub ahead of print date: 22 February 2018
Published date: 1 March 2018

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Local EPrints ID: 421360
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/421360
ISSN: 0960-1643
PURE UUID: d2d407eb-9a9d-4202-b2e8-7f436261f117
ORCID for Andrew J. Lotery: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0001-5541-4305

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Date deposited: 05 Jun 2018 16:30
Last modified: 10 Nov 2021 03:08

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Author: Imran H. Yusuf

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