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Uveomeningoencephalitic Syndrome MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Uveomeningoencephalitic Syndrome
Tree Number(s)
C10.114.843
C11.941.879.980
C20.111.258.925
Unique ID
D014607
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014607
Scope Note
A syndrome characterized by bilateral granulomatous UVEITIS with IRITIS and secondary GLAUCOMA, premature ALOPECIA, symmetrical VITILIGO, poliosis circumscripta (a strand of depigmented hair), HEARING DISORDERS, and meningeal signs (neck stiffness and headache). Examination of the cerebrospinal fluid reveals a pattern consistent with MENINGITIS, ASEPTIC. (Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p748; Surv Ophthalmol 1995 Jan;39(4):265-292)
Entry Version
UVEOMENINGOENCEPH SYNDROME
Entry Term(s)
Syndrome, VKH (Vogt Koyanagi Harada)
Syndrome, Vogt Koyanagi Harada
Uveomeningoencephalitis
VKH (Vogt Koyanagi Harada) Syndrome
VKH Syndrome
Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada Disease
Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada Syndrome
Public MeSH Note
1991; was see under UVEITIS 1965-1990
History Note
1991(1965); was see under UVEITIS 1965-1990
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2015/06/05
Uveomeningoencephalitic Syndrome Preferred
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