International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Case Studies | Medical Surgical | Indonesia | Volume 6 Issue 10, October 2017


Sensorineural Hearing Loss in a Patient with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

Wira Gotera [3] | Ketut Suastika [3] | Made Ratna Saraswati [3] | Made Pande Dwipayana [3] | I Made Siswadi Semadi [3] | Dewi Catur Wulandari [9] | Januar Raya Gara Ama Mudamakin


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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