Harada syndrome


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Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada syndrome

 [fōkt ko-yah-nah´ge hah-rah´dah]
a syndrome of uveomeningitis associated with retinochoroidal detachment, temporary or permanent deafness and blindness, and sometimes (usually not permanent) alopecia, vitiligo, and poliosis. The etiology is unknown, but it may be an inflammatory autoimmune condition. Called also Harada syndrome.

Ha·ra·da syn·drome

(hah-rah'dă),
bilateral retinal edema, uveitis, choroiditis, and retinal detachment, with temporary or permanent deafness, graying of the hair (poliosis), and alopecia; related to the Vogt-Koyanagi syndrome and sympathetic ophthalmia.

Vogt-Koyagani-Harada syndrome

A condition affecting humans and dogs, attributed to a T-cell autoimmune reaction to melanocytes and characterised by uveitis, meningoencephalitis, choroiditis, retinal detachment, loss of hearing
and visual acuity, alopecia and depigmentation.
 
Management
Immunosuppressants—e.g., prednisone, azathioprine.

Ha·ra·da syn·drome

, Harada disease (hah-rah'dah sin'drōm, di-zēz')
Bilateral retinal edema, uveitis, choroiditis, and retinal detachment, with temporary or permanent deafness, graying of the hair (poliosis), and alopecia; related to the Vogt-Koyanagi syndrome and sympathetic ophthalmia.

Harada,

Einosuke, Japanese ophthalmologist, 1892-1947.
Harada disease - Synonym(s): Harada syndrome
Harada syndrome - bilateral retinal edema, uveitis, choroiditis, and retinal detachment, with deafness, graying of the hair, and alopecia. Synonym(s): Harada disease; uveoencephalitis; uveomeningitis syndrome
Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada syndrome - see under Vogt, Alfred