Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada (VKH) syndrome is an inflammatory condition characterized by bilateral uveitis, vitiligo, poliosis, alopecia, and dysacousia. The syndrome results from a T cell mediated autoimmune attack on melanocytes in genetically susceptible individuals. We present a case of VKH syndrome and propose that the alopecia and poliosis described in the original reports by ophthalmologists could instead be alopecia areata with re-growth of white hair.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Journal||Dermatology Online Journal|
|State||Published - Dec 1 2009|
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