Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada syndrome


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Related to Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada syndrome: Waardenburg syndrome, uveitis, Vogt-Koyanagi syndrome, Behcet's disease, Alezzandrini syndrome

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.

Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada syndrome

[fōkt kō ·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 cause is unknown, but it may be an inflammatory autoimmune condition. Also called Harada syndrome.

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

Koyanagi,

Yosizo, Japanese ophthalmologist, 1880-1954.
Vogt-Koyanagi syndrome - see under Vogt, Alfred
Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada syndrome - see under Vogt, Alfred

Vogt,

Alfred, Swiss ophthalmologist, 1879-1943.
limbal girdle of Vogt - corneal opacity that occurs in an arc concentric pattern.
Vogt-Koyanagi syndrome - bilateral uveitis with iritis and glaucoma, premature graying of the hair, alopecia, vitiligo, and dysacusia. Synonym(s): oculocutaneous syndrome; uveocutaneous syndrome
VKH syndrome - Synonym(s): Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada syndrome
Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada syndrome - systemic inflammatory eye condition. Synonym(s): VKH syndrome