A syndrome of unknown cause, usually occurring in young adults, that is characterized by bilateral fundal edema, retinal detachment, and inflammation of the choroid, ciliary body, and iris of the eye as well as by temporary or permanent loss of hearing and visual acuity, and by graying and loss of hair.
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Vogt-Koyagani-Harada syndromeA 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.
Immunosuppressants—e.g., prednisone, azathioprine.
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