Hearing loss among adults with sickle cell disease in an endemic region: a prospective case-control study.


BACKGROUND Sickle cell disease (SCD) is a common disease in the Eastern province of Saudi Arabia. One of the underreported complications of sickle cell disease is sensorineural hearing loss (SNHL). OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to estimate the prevalence of SNHL in patients with sickle cell disease by comparison with a control group from… (More)
DOI: 10.5144/0256-4947.2016.135