Relapse rate of uveitis post-methotrexate treatment in juvenile idiopathic arthritis.

@article{Ayuso2011RelapseRO,
  title={Relapse rate of uveitis post-methotrexate treatment in juvenile idiopathic arthritis.},
  author={Viera Kalinina Ayuso and Evelyne Leonce van de Winkel and Aniki Rothova and Joke Helena de Boer},
  journal={American journal of ophthalmology},
  year={2011},
  volume={151 2},
  pages={
          217-22
        }
}
PURPOSE To evaluate the efficacy of methotrexate (MTX) and the effect of its withdrawal on relapse rate of uveitis associated with juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA). DESIGN Retrospective case series. METHODS Data of 22 pediatric JIA patients who were being treated with MTX for active uveitis were studied retrospectively. Relapse rate after the withdrawal of MTX was established. Anterior chamber (AC) inflammation, topical steroid use during the first year of MTX treatment, and associations… CONTINUE READING

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