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Case Reports in Hematology
Volume 2015, Article ID 413975, 3 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/413975
Case Report

Acute Unilateral Blindness from Superior Ophthalmic Vein Thrombosis: A Rare Presentation of Nephrotic Syndrome from Class IV Lupus Nephritis in the Absence of Antiphospholipid or Anticardiolipin Syndrome

Internal Medicine Department, University of Florida College of Medicine, Jacksonville, FL 32209, USA

Received 16 October 2015; Accepted 13 December 2015

Academic Editor: Gergely Feher

Copyright © 2015 Firas Baidoun et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Abstract

Patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) are at high risk of arterial and venous thrombosis secondary to anti-phospholipid antibodies. Herein, we are presenting an interesting case of venous thrombosis in a patient with SLE in the absence of anti-phospholipid antibodies.