Vogt-Koyanagi syndrome

(redirected from uveocutaneous syndrome)

Vogt-Ko·ya·na·gi syn·drome

(fōkt ko-yă-nă-gē),
bilateral uveitis with iritis and glaucoma, premature graying of the hair, and alopecia, vitiligo, and dysacusia; related to Harada syndrome and sympathetic ophthalmia.

Vogt-Ko·ya·na·gi syn·drome

(fōkt ko-yă-nă-gē),
bilateral uveitis with iritis and glaucoma, premature graying of the hair, and alopecia, vitiligo, and dysacusia; related to Harada 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.

Vogt-Koyanagi syndrome

Uveomeningoencephalitic syndrome Ophthalmology A multisystem autoimmune disease characterized by acute, often bilateral anterior uveitis with leukodermia, canites, and dysacousia, accompanied by Harada syndrome–posterior granulomatous uveitis with a choroidal infiltrate, exudative, bilateral serous retinal detachment–retinopathy, with fluctuating central and peripheral signs of meningeal irritation, cranial neuropathy, tinnitus, deafness Lab ↑ protein and pleocytosis in CSF

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