Hearing profile in hypothyroidism.

  title={Hearing profile in hypothyroidism.},
  author={Vikas Malik and Girish Kumar Shukla and Naresh Bhatia},
  journal={Indian journal of otolaryngology and head and neck surgery : official publication of the Association of Otolaryngologists of India},
  volume={54 4},
The present study was carried on forty-five patients of confirmed hypothyroidism. Complete clinical examination and laboratory investigations were done regarding audiological and vestibular system. It was found that hypothyroidism affects the ear at multiple sites producing various types of hearing impairment viz. conductive, sensorineural and mixed. Vestibular system was found to be affected only minimally. The patients were then given levothyroxine and follow-up was done when they were… CONTINUE READING

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