A Case of Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada Disease Associated With Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Mehmet Kaan Kaya, Burak Turgut, Tamer Demir, Ulku Celiker, Bilgin Gurates


We report a female patient diagnosed as Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada (VKH) and polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). She has diagnosed as VKH with diminished vision, bilateral serous retinal detachment, the signs of fundus fluorescein angiography and the findings of optical coherence tomography. The patient was referred to the gynecology clinic for her complaints as weight gain, hirsutismus and amenorrhea. She has also been diagnosed with PCOS. With oral steroid treatment, visual acuity has improved and the detachments have resolved within a month. VKH disease may be associated with polycystic ovary syndrome. The two conditions may have a common autoimmune pathogenesis.



Autoimmune pathogenesis; Polycystic ovary syndrome; Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada

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