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Open Access Case Report

Ocular fundus manifestation of two patients following long-term chloroquine therapy: a case report

Xiaoyun Ma1*, Liang Yan2, Linping He1, Dongyi He3 and Hao Lu2

Author Affiliations

1 Department of Ophthalmology, Guanghua Rheumatoid Arthritis Specialized Hospital, Shanghai, China

2 Department of Ophthalmology, Shanghai Baoshan Central Hospital, Shanghai, China

3 Department of Internal medicine, Guanghua Rheumatoid Arthritis Specialized Hospital, Shanghai, China

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Diagnostic Pathology 2010, 5:20  doi:10.1186/1746-1596-5-20

Published: 29 March 2010


This report describes the typical manifestations of chloroquine retinopathy with some advanced new technology. A series of examinations were performed on the patients, including the fundus fluorescein angiography, optical coherence tomography, GDxVCC Nerve Fiber Analyzer, full-field electroretinography, multifocal electroretinography and visual field examinations, to provide a better understanding of chloroquine retinopathy.