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Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada Disease in an Adolescent Boy

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  • Özlem Bilgiç M.D.,

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    1. Department of Dermatology, Faculty of Medicine, Selcuk University, Konya, Turkey
    • Address correspondence to Özlem Bilgiç, M.D., Selçuk Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi Hastanesi, Deri ve Zührevi Hastalıklar Anabilim Dalı, Alaeddin Keykubad Kampüsü, 42075 Selçuklu Konya, Turkey, or e-mail: bilgicozlem@yahoo.com.

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  • Abuzer Gündüz M.D.,

    1. Department of Ophthalmology, Faculty of Medicine, İnönü University, Malatya, Turkey
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  • Kısmet Kaya M.D.

    1. Department of Dermatology, Malatya Goverment Hospital, Malatya, Turkey
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  • The authors have no conflicts of interest or financial ties to disclose.

Abstract

Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada (VKH) disease is a rare multiorgan disorder that affects the melanocytes of the eyes, skin, inner ear, and meninges. It is more common in women and in patients 30 to 50 years of age; it is rarely seen in children. We report a 14-year-old boy who meets the criteria for complete VKH disease.

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