Vogt – Koyanagi Harada Syndrome in a Pakistani Female

Doi:10.36351/pjo.v36i4.1120

  • Dr Rebecca Department of Ophthalmology, Isra University Hospital, Hyderabad
  • Murtaza Sameen Junejo Department of Ophthalmology, Isra University Hospital, Hyderabad
  • Fahad Feroz Shaikh Department of Ophthalmology, Isra University Hospital, Hyderabad
  • Nazir Ashraf Laghari Department of Ophthalmology, Isra University Hospital, Hyderabad
Keywords: Uveitis, Poliosis, Vogt Koyanagi Harada, vitiligo.

Abstract

Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada syndrome is a rare multiorgan inflammatory disorder characterized by bilateral uveitis with serous retinal detachment and is often associated headache, hearing loss, vitiligo, and poliosis. Here we present a case of 37 years old female who presented with chronic photophobia, redness and progressive decreased vision in both eyes for 5 years along with cutaneous and hearing symptoms. On Ocular examination her best-corrected visual acuity was 6/60 OD and perception of light OS, while the intraocular pressure was 16 mm Hg OD and 18 mm Hg OS, measured with Goldmann applanation tonometer. The slit-lamp examination of right anterior segment showed diffuse Keratic precipitates along with diffuse iris atrophy and seclusion pupillae (360 degree). On detailed examination she found to be a case of VKH syndrome. This case is presentedto familiarize ophthalmologists and health care professionals about its findings and complications that are usually found in such patients.

Key Words:  Uveitis, Poliosis, Vogt Koyanagi Harada, vitiligo.

Author Biography

Murtaza Sameen Junejo, Department of Ophthalmology, Isra University Hospital, Hyderabad

Name Dr. MURTAZA SAMEEN JUNEJO
Designation SENIOR REGISTRAR IN OPHTHALMOLOGY
Affiliation Isra University hospital Hyderabad
Educational qualification MBBS (SINDH) , FCPS (PAK)
Area of interest COMPREHENSIVE OPHTHALMOLOGY
Specialization FELLOWSHIP IN OPHTHALMOLOGY
Email ID drmurtazasameen@gmail.com
Contact number +923362600070
Address H # 100, MUSLIM CO-OPERATIVE HOUSING SOCIETY
HYDERABAD, SINDH.
Country PAKISTAN

Published
2020-09-06
How to Cite
1.
Rebecca D, Junejo M, Shaikh FF, Laghari NA. Vogt – Koyanagi Harada Syndrome in a Pakistani Female. pjo [Internet]. 6Sep.2020 [cited 19Oct.2020];36(4). Available from: https://pjo.org.pk/index.php/pjo/article/view/1120
Section
Brief Communication