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CASE REPORT
Year : 2019  |  Volume : 57  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 160-162

A rare pediatric case of probable Vogt–Koyanagi–Harada syndrome


1 Department of Squint and Neuro-Ophthalmology, Regional Instititute of Ophthalmology and Government Ophthalmic Hospital, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
2 Department of Ophthalmology, Dr. MGR Medical University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Malarvizhi Raman
RIO GOH, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/tjosr.tjosr_37_19

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We report a rare case of probable Vogt–Koyanagi–Harada (VKH) syndrome in a 10-year-old child who presented with visual acuity of only perception of light present in both eyes. The anterior segment examination showed cells, flare (4+), fine keratic precipitates over back of the cornea, posterior synechiae, posterior subcapsular cataract, and fundus showing hyperemic disc with blurred margins. B-scan showed shallow retinal detachment and choroidal thickening. Bilateral panuveitis with normal serological and systemic screening was favoring a diagnosis of probable VKH syndrome. The patient was treated with intravenous methylprednisolone followed by oral prednisolone. Visual acuity improved to 6/24 BE.


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