Sulfasalazine in the prevention of anterior uveitis associated with ankylosing spondylitis

@article{BentezdelCastillo2000SulfasalazineIT,
  title={Sulfasalazine in the prevention of anterior uveitis associated with ankylosing spondylitis},
  author={Jos{\'e} Manuel Ben{\'i}tez-del-Castillo and Juli{\'a}n Garc{\'i}a-S{\'a}nchez and Teresa Iradier and Antonio Ba{\~n}ares},
  journal={Eye},
  year={2000},
  volume={14},
  pages={340-343}
}
Purpose: To assess the effects of sulfasalazine in preventing recurrences and reducing the severity of anterior uveitis associated with ankylosing spondylitis and chronic intestinal inflammation.Methods: Twenty-two patients with anterior uveitis associated with ankylosing spondylitis were studied. Ten patients were randomised to receive oral sulfasalazine (group 1) and 12 patients randomised to no treatment (group 2); all were followed for 3 years. Blood-aqueous barrier permeability was… CONTINUE READING

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