Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada disease in children

  title={Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada disease in children},
  author={Ahmed M. Abu El-Asrar and Abdullah S. Al-kharashi and Hassan Aldibhi and Hamad Al-Fraykh and Dustan Kangave},
PurposeTo identify prognostic factors for outcome in children with Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada (VKH) disease.MethodsAll children 16 years and younger with acute uveitis associated with VKH disease treated between 1999 and 2006 were reviewed.ResultsTwenty-three children (46 eyes) were identified; 20 (87%) girls and three (13%) boys with a mean age at presentation of 12.5±2.4 years. Mean follow-up period was 48.6±30.8 months. Visual acuity of 20/40 or better was achieved in 38 (82.6%) eyes. Eleven eyes… CONTINUE READING