Cogan's syndrome

What is Cogan's syndrome?

Cogan syndrome is a rare disorder characterized by recurrent inflammation of the front of the eye (the cornea) and often fever, fatigue, and weight loss, episodes of dizziness, and hearing loss. It can lead to deafness or blindness if untreated. The classic form of the disease was first described by D.G. Cogan in 1945.

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my eye turns red and becomes inflamed every couple of weeks. I had a bone marrow transplant 7 years ago with severe graph vs host disease. one dr...

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Recurrent inflammation of the eye can be due to recurrent uveitis, recurrent iritis and a host of other conditions. The...

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