Cogan’S Syndrome

(Cogan syndrome) Cogan’s syndrome is a rare autoimmune disease of the eye and the inner ear. Cogan’s syndrome occurs in young adults and 80% of patients are between 14 and 47 years old. The disease appears to be caused by an autoimmune reaction is directed against an unknown autoantigen, which can be found in the cornea and the inner ear. Approximately 10-30% of patients also have severe systemic vasculitis, which…

September 3, 2018