International Ophthalmology

, Volume 14, Issue 5–6, pp 345–347

Xanthine oxidase generation of toxic oxygen metabolites in acute uveitis

  • George E. MarakJr.
  • Gerd O. Till
  • Peter A. Ward


Lodoxamide, a xanthine oxidase inhibitor, has antiphlogistic effects in the treatment of acute uveitis. The role of xanthine oxidase generated free radicals is discussed.

Key words

free radicals lodoxamide phocoanaphylactic endophthalmitis uveitis xanthine oxidase 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • George E. MarakJr.
    • 1
  • Gerd O. Till
    • 2
  • Peter A. Ward
    • 2
  1. 1.Center for Sight, Georgetown UniversityWashingtonD.C.USA
  2. 2.Department of PathologyUniversity of MichiganAnn ArborUSA
  3. 3.AlexandriaUSA

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