Sensorineural Hearing Loss in Ghanaians with Sickle Cell disease.

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dc.contributor.author Ankra-Badu, G.
dc.contributor.author Atsina, K.K.
dc.date.accessioned 2019-11-07T11:55:39Z
dc.date.available 2019-11-07T11:55:39Z
dc.date.issued 1989-01
dc.identifier.uri http://www.ghanamedj.org/archives/GMJ%201989%20Vol%2023%20No%201/Sensorineural%20hearing%20loss.pdf
dc.identifier.uri http://ugspace.ug.edu.gh/handle/123456789/33396
dc.description Journal Article on Sensorineural deafness en_US
dc.description.abstract A study seeking to determine whether Sensorineural hearing loss occurs with similar prevalence in sickle cell haemoglobin (Hb) SS and SC disease patients was conducted on 200 subjects comprising 93 Hb SC patients, 55 Hb SS patient. and 52 Hb AA subjects serving as controls. Each subject was given haematological and pure tone audiological examinations. Three out of 93 Hb SC patient (3.2%) showed hearing losses ranging from 30 10 40 dB but 15 out of 55 Hb SS patients (27.3%) exhibited hearing loss ranging from 30 to 60 dB. All hearing losses were in the high frequency range of 4 to 8kHz, Further studies art required to determine why Sensorineural hearing loss is prevalent in Hb SS patients but not so common in Hb SC patients. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Ghana Medical Journal en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries 23;1
dc.subject Audiometry en_US
dc.subject Sensorineural hearing loss en_US
dc.subject Sickle Cell Anaemia en_US
dc.subject Ghana en_US
dc.title Sensorineural Hearing Loss in Ghanaians with Sickle Cell disease. en_US
dc.type Article en_US


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