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Treatment of a Case of Ulcerative Colitis with Sacroiliitis Using Granulocyte and Monocyte Adsorption Apheresis

Hitoshi Ichikawa 1Jin ImaiHajime MizukamiTakayuki ShiraiNorihito Watanabe, Tokai J Exp Clin Med. 2017 Jul 20;42(2):64-66.

Unlike conventional medication, GMA apheresis has no serious adverse effects. We present the first report of a UC patient with sacroiliitis, who responded well to GMA therapy. GMA apheresis may be considered a new treatment option for UC-associated spondyloarthropathy that is refractory or tolerant to conventional treatment.

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