Cochleovestibular dysfunction in ankylosing spondylitis.

@article{Erbek2006CochleovestibularDI,
  title={Cochleovestibular dysfunction in ankylosing spondylitis.},
  author={Selim Sermet Erbek and Hatice Seyra Erbek and Sema Dereli Yilmaz and Ozg{\"u}l Topal and Eftal Yucel and Levent Naci Ozluoglu},
  journal={Audiology & neuro-otology},
  year={2006},
  volume={11 5},
  pages={294-300}
}
Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) is a rheumatic disease characterized by chronic inflammation. The aim of this study was to evaluate the functions of the cochlea and the vestibular system in patients with AS. The study group consisted of 32 patients with AS and 30 healthy volunteers as a control group. Otorhinolaryngologic examinations were performed in all patients together with pure-tone audiometry, speech tests, impedancemetry, transient evoked otoacoustic emission (TEOAE) and… CONTINUE READING

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