Middle ear immittance in rheumatoid arthritis.

  title={Middle ear immittance in rheumatoid arthritis.},
  author={David Reiter and Daniel Konkle and Allen R Myers and Bernard P. Schimmer and J O Sugar},
  journal={Archives of otolaryngology},
  volume={106 2},
Audiologic and electroacoustic immittance measurements were obtained from each ear of 23 patients with rheumatoid arthritis and 13 normal control subjects. Audiologic findings revealed 14 patients with rheumatoid arthritis with hearing loss of either conductive (three patients) or sensorineural (11 patients) type, while only two control subjects demonstrated hearing loss, both of sensorineural type. Immittance data revealed abnormal findings in 59% of the patients with rheumatoid arthritis as… CONTINUE READING


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