Cogan's Syndrome (CS)

Cogan’s syndrome (CS) is characterized by eye inflammation, vertigo, hearing loss, nausea, fever, and weight loss. This rare rheumatic disease may also cause chest and arm pain, blood vessel inflammation, rash, and breathing difficulties. This diagnosis is only given when both the eyes and ears are affected. Regarding treatments, anti-inflammatory medications, oral antibiotics, and corticosteroids, cochlear implants, and corneal transplants may be considered. This was first described in 1945 by David Glendenning Cogan, an American ophthalmologist.

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