Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada's disease in Brazil.

@article{Jnior1988VogtKoyanagiHaradasDI,
  title={Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada's disease in Brazil.},
  author={R Belfort J{\'u}nior and Masakatsu Nishi and Shinichi Hayashi and Maria Teresa Herrera Abreu and Ana Maria Noriega Petrilli and Ruth Cardoso Alves Plut},
  journal={Japanese journal of ophthalmology},
  year={1988},
  volume={32 3},
  pages={
          344-7
        }
}
A retrospective analysis of 33 patients with Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada disease (VKH disease) seen in São Paulo, Brazil, from 1976 to 1985 at a uveitis referral clinic revealed that VKH disease represents 2.5% of the total uveitis cases seen. All cases were bilateral, 30% being men and 70% women. The ethnic distribution was the following: 60% white (with variable Indian or black extraction), 24% darkly pigmented, 9% Orientals (Sansei, third-generation Japanese) and 6% black. The frequency among… CONTINUE READING

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