Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada syndrome is a rare disease that affects the eyes, hair, skin and hearing. This syndrome affects the eyes in the form of uveitis. Uveitis is a general term describing a group of inflammatory diseases that produces swelling and destroys eye tissues.
Currently, the NEI does not have a factsheet on this condition.
For more information from other health sites, please visit the following webpages:
Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center, Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada syndrome
American Academy of Ophthalmology, Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada Disease
National Organization for Rare Disorders, Vogt Koyanagi Harada Syndrome
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