[A case of microscopic polyangitis accompanied by hearing loss as the initial sign of the disease].

Here we report a case of microscopic polyangitis (MPA) with anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies against myeloperoxidase (MPO-ANCA) accompanied by perceptive dominant hearing loss as the initial sign of the disease. A 52-year-old woman was admitted to Tokyo Metropolitan Ohtsuka Hospital in April 1996 because of bilateral progressive hearing loss. On… (More)