UVEO MENINGEAL SYNDROME (HARADA) DISEASE

Authors

  • Jaffar Khan
  • M. Aftab

Abstract

Abstract: A case of bilateral exudative retinal detachment in a young girl of 13 yearsis reported. She had fever, headache and vomiting prior to ocular symptoms. Onexamination she had premature greying of hair and ophthalmoscopy showed bilateralhazy vitreous, swollen optic discs and exudative retinal detachment. Therefore, adiagnosis of Harada disease was made. She was treated with high doses of steroidsto which she responded very well.

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