Functional and structural evaluation of hearing in acromegaly
Clinical Endocrinology,

Aydin K et al. – Hearing loss is quite common in patients with acromegaly. Contrary to common belief, in this study, conductive hearing loss did not occur more frequently than other types. Based on pure tone average (PTA) findings in the controls and patients with acromegaly, acromegaly caused hearing loss, but the level of disease activity had no effect on hearing. Middle ear pressure problems might be caused by increased perilymph because of growth hormone (GH)–related volume overload.

Please login or register to follow this author.
► Click here to access PubMed, Publisher and related articles...
<< Previous Article | Next Article >>

    Currently, there are no available articles.

Your Unread Messages in Physician Assistant

See All >> Messages include industry-sponsored communications and special communications from MDLinx

Most Popular Physician Assistant Articles

Indexed Journals in Physician Assistant: Advance for Physicians Assistants, American Family Physicianmore