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Cogans syndrome

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Cogan's syndrome

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- (Science: syndrome) a nonsyphilitic interstitial keratitis characterised by an abrupt onset with vertigo and tinnitus followed by deafness; about 50% of patients have an associated systemic disease, most commonly polyarteritis nodosa.

- a rare disorder characterized by recurrent inflammation of the eyes, episodes of dizziness, and hearing loss. It can lead to deafness if untreated. The classic form of the disease was first described by D.G. Cogan in 1945. Inflammation of the blood vessels