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Criteria for Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada Disease from the First International Workshop in 1999

Specialty:

Neurology, Psychiatry, Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology
Infectious Diseases
Immunology/Rheumatology

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Description:

Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada (VKH) disease is a multisystemic, granulomatous inflammatory disorder primarily affecting the eyes, skin, meninges and auditory system. It is an autoimmune disease involving melanocytes and which appears to be mediated by T-lymphocytes. Criteria for its diagnosis were proposed by the First International Workshop on Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada Disease held at the University of California at Los Angeles in 1999.

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