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Uveomeningoencephalitic Syndrome (Vogt Koyanagi Harada Syndrome) Summary

Description: A syndrome characterized by bilateral granulomatous UVEITIS with IRITIS and secondary GLAUCOMA, premature ALOPECIA, symmetrical VITILIGO, poliosis circumscripta (a strand of depigmented hair), HEARING DISORDERS, and meningeal signs (neck stiffness and headache). Examination of the cerebrospinal fluid reveals a pattern consistent with MENINGITIS, ASEPTIC. (Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p748; Surv Ophthalmol 1995 Jan;39(4):265-292)

Also Known As: Vogt Koyanagi Harada Syndrome; Syndrome, VKH (Vogt Koyanagi Harada); Syndrome, Vogt Koyanagi Harada; VKH (Vogt Koyanagi Harada) Syndrome; VKH Syndrome Show All >>

Networked: 262 relevant articles (8 outcomes, 20 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Uveomeningoencephalitic Syndrome

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Triamcinolone Acetonide (Azmacort) : 2 outcomes 1 study in 4 results : FDA 135 Generic
  2. Adrenal Cortex Hormones (Corticosteroids) : 1 outcome 1 study in 21 results : IBA
  3. Fluorescein (Funduscein) : 1 outcome 1 study in 17 results : FDA 3 Generic
  4. infliximab (Remicade) : 1 outcome in 4 results : FDA 2
  5. Immunosuppressive Agents (Immunosuppressants) : 1 outcome in 3 results : IBA
  6. Steroids : 1 outcome in 2 results : IBA
  7. adalimumab (Humira) : 1 outcome in 2 results : FDA 2
  8. rituximab (Mabthera) : 1 outcome in 2 results : FDA 3
  9. Antigens : 3 studies in 31 results : IBA
  10. Retinaldehyde (Retinal) : 2 studies in 16 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Uveomeningoencephalitic Syndrome

  1. Uveitis
  2. Retinal Detachment (Retinal Detachments)
  3. Communicable Diseases (Infectious Diseases)
  4. Hearing Loss (Hearing Impairment)
  5. Anterior Uveitis
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Key Therapies for Uveomeningoencephalitic Syndrome

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  1. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy) : 1 study in 2 results
  2. Phacoemulsification : 1 study in 1 result
  3. Intravitreal Injections : 4 results
  4. Immunomodulation : 4 results
  5. Lasers (Laser) : 3 results
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