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Anales de la Facultad de Ciencias Médicas (Asunción)

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CARRON ALVARADO, Agustín; CASTRO, Ingrid; CIBILS, Pablo  and  AYALA HAEDO, Luis. Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada. Syndrome. A case report. An. Fac. Cienc. Méd. (Asunción) [online]. 2005, vol.38, n.4, pp.65-69. ISSN 1816-8949.

Purpose: To report a case of Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada syndrome and describe the main clinical characteristics of the disease. Design: Single interventional case report. Methods: Case report and description of the clinical findings of the case. Results: We present a 25 year-woman with Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada syndrome, treated with high doses of corticosteroids, without improvement of the visual acuity instead the treatment. Conclusion: Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada disease is a granulomatous panuveitis that involves the eyes, auditory system, meninges, and skin. The loss of visual acuity is moderate to severe.

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