Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada's syndrome associated with Hashimoto's thyroiditis

H. I. Chi, M. Furue, Y. Ishibashi

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Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada's syndrome has been known as an autoimmune disease which affects the melanocyte-containing tissues. We report a case of Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada's syndrome associated with Hashimoto's thyroiditis. IgM-class antibodies against nevus cells were detected in the patient's serum by indirect immunofluorescence test. These clinical and laboratory findings support the autoimmune theory of this rare syndrome.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)683-686
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Dermatology
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1994
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Dermatology


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