hrp0089p2-p404 | Thyroid P2 | ESPE2018

Hearing Loss Among Patients with Congenital Hypothyroidism

Almagor Tal , Nachtigal Dan , Sharoni Zohara , Elias-Assad Ghadir , Hess Ora , Havazelet Gilad , Tenenbaum-Rakover Yardena

Background: A high rate of hearing impairment has been reported in patients with congenital hypothyroidism (CH). However, this association has only been explored in a few studies with inconclusive findings.Objectives: To assess the prevalence of hearing impairment among patients with CH and determine whether hearing impairment is related to delay in supplemental therapy, etiology of CH or other parameters.Methods: Audiometry was un...