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Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada Disease

Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada Disease


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More info: C/- The Garvan Institute of Medical Research Level 6, 384 Victoria St Darlinghurst NSW 2010
About: Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada disease is a rare disorder of unknown origin that affects many body systems, including as the eyes, ears, skin, and the covering of the brain and spinal cord (the meninges). The most noticeable symptom is a rapid loss of vision. There may also be neurological signs such as severe headache, vertigo, nausea, and drowsiness. Loss of hearing, and loss of hair (alopecia) and skin color may occur along, with whitening (loss of pigmentation) of the hair and eyelashes (poliosis).
Useful links: VKH Facebook Support Group https://www.facebook.com/VkhSyndromeSupportGroup

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