Case Studies | Medical Surgical | Indonesia | Volume 6 Issue 10, October 2017
Sensorineural Hearing Loss in a Patient with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Abstract: A Balinese woman, 52 years old, complained of hearing loss in both ears with dizziness. Patient had history of diabetes mellitus and hypertension, not taking medication regularly. She was also suffering from chronic kidney disease stage 4, dyslipidemia. Based on audiometric test, the result was sudden sensorineural hearing loss moderate severe dextra et sinistra. In addition to insulin therapy, antihypertensive, anti-platelet aggregation, folic acid and statin, patient also given oxygenation, steroid, vitamin B complex, pentoxifylline and hyperbaric therapy. After two weeks the patient's hearing improves, although not yet returned to normal
Keywords: sudden hearing loss, sensorineural hearing loss, diabetes mellitus
Edition: Volume 6 Issue 10, October 2017,
Pages: 514 - 520
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Wira Gotera, Ketut Suastika, Made Ratna Saraswati, Made Pande Dwipayana, I Made Siswadi Semadi, Dewi Catur Wulandari, Januar Raya Gara Ama Mudamakin, "Sensorineural Hearing Loss in a Patient with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=ART20177263, Volume 6 Issue 10, October 2017, 514 - 520, #ijsrnet
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