Dr. K Ravi Kumar, K14148, Dr. Shalini S, Dr. Periyanayagi Muruganantham
The Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada syndrome (VKH) is a bilateral, diffuse granulomatous uveitis associated with poliosis, vitiligo, alopecia, and central nervous system and auditory signs. A clinical study was done based on the varied presentation with this disease. Study included 6 patients , period of study was done for 6 months. Most patients were females. And one had a unilateral presentation which was rare. These patient was evaluated with clinical, ophthalmological and laboratory examinations. Most patients were found to have disc oedema, multiple sub retinal yellow lesions and exudative retinal detachment. The response following corticosteroid administration was evaluated. Immunosupressants were tried on 2 patientsThe prognosis of patients with VKH syndrome is fair, with nearly 60% of patients retaining vision of 6/60.The complications of VKH syndrome that lead to visual loss include cataracts in about 25% of patients, glaucoma in 33%. 2 patients regained vision of 6/18.
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