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Cogan's syndrome: a rare systemic vasculitis.
  1. S Podder,
  2. R C Shepherd
  1. Inverclyde Royal Hospital, Greenock.


    A 4 year old girl presented with keratitis and ataxia. Over the next two months she developed profound hearing loss, arthritis, and polychondritis. A diagnosis of Cogan's syndrome was made. The literature on the condition is reviewed and the importance of early diagnosis to prevent hearing loss is highlighted.

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