Corticosteroid-sparing strategies in the treatment of retinal vasculitis in systemic lupus erythematosus.

@article{Neumann1995CorticosteroidsparingSI,
  title={Corticosteroid-sparing strategies in the treatment of retinal vasculitis in systemic lupus erythematosus.},
  author={Ron Neumann and Charles Stephen Foster},
  journal={Retina},
  year={1995},
  volume={15 3},
  pages={201-12}
}
BACKGROUND Systemic corticosteroids have been traditionally used in the therapy of retinal vasculitis in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus. The high morbidity associated with long-term corticosteroid therapy has prompted the use of corticosteroid-sparing strategies with cytotoxic agents. METHODS This retrospective study summarizes the authors' experience of the last 10 years including 9 systemic lupus erythematosus patients with retinal vasculitis who required treatment for longer… CONTINUE READING