Evaluation of Hearing Loss in Patients with Ankylosing Spondylitis

  title={Evaluation of Hearing Loss in Patients with Ankylosing Spondylitis},
  author={Mehtap Bozkurt and Mehmet Çağlayan and Demet Uçar and Pelin Oktayoğlu and Serda Em and Ramazan G{\"u}n and Ali G{\"u}r and Kemal Nas},
Objective: The aim of this study was to evaluate the rate of hearing loss in patients with ankylosing spondylitis (AS) and to analyze whether the rates of hearing loss were different from the control group or not. Materials and Methods: A total of 50 AS patients and 34 healthy controls were enrolled into the study. Physical examinations and disease activity score measurements were performed in patients with AS. Results: The mean age was 32.20 years (18-55) in AS patients and 35.58 (20-50) in… CONTINUE READING


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