Case Report

Bilateral sudden hearing loss: a case report

  • Mesut Sabri Tezer
  • Caner Şahin
  • Ümit Tuncel
  • Ali Titiz
  • Adnan Ünal

Received Date: Accepted Date: 08.12.2005 Turk Arch Otorhinolaryngol 2006;44(4):227-229

It is a seldom case, that chronic idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura and sudden hearing loss observed together. In this paper, a case is presented about a patient, who has chronic idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura for six years and in whom bilateral sudden hearing loss has been diagnosed.

Keywords: Chronic idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP), sudden hearing loss (SHL), sensorineural hearing loss, otoimmunity, haemorrhagic diathesis