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    • Diabetes mellitus and sensorineural hearing loss among non-elderly people 

      Mozaffari, M.; Tajik, A.; Ariaei, N.; Ali Ehyaii, F.; Behnam, H. (‎2010)‎
      One of the known complications of diabetes is hearing impairment. This comparative study in Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran, aimed to evaluate the association of diabetes mellitus and sensorineural hearing loss [‎SNHL]‎ among a non-elderly population. Among 160 subjects aged < 60 years with no history of occupational noise exposure [‎80 diabetics and 80 age- and sex-matched non-diabetic controls]‎, 45% of diabetic patients and 20% of controls had SNHL [‎OR 3.5, 95% CI: 1.6-6.6]‎. Age at onset and duration of diabetes were associated with SNHL. Diabetes ...
    • Viral infections detected by serology and PCR of perilymphatic fluid in children with idiopathic sensorineural hearing loss 

      Noorbakhsh, S.; Farhadi, M.; Daneshi, A.; Mohamadi, S.; Tabatabaei, A. (‎2011)‎
      The etiology of sensorineural hearing loss [‎SNHL]‎ in children may be viral. This cross-sectional study aimed to determine the role of viral infectious agents in children with idiopathic SNHL Of 119 children with SNHL aged 3-168 months undergoing cochlear implant surgery at a hospital in Tehran, no cause could be established in 18 cases [‎15.1%]‎. Cytomegalovirus [‎CMV]‎ and herpes simplex virus [‎HSV]‎ active infections [‎detected by DNA-PCR, confirmed by serology]‎ were found in the perilymphatic fluid of 16.7% [‎3/18]‎ cases of idiopathic SNHL Serology ...