Acta Scientific Otolaryngology (ASOL) (ISSN: 2582-5550)

Case Study Volume 3 Issue 6

Case Study: A Possible Link between COVID-19 and Hearing Loss

Feryale Elmolla*

Department of Audiology, Hidden Hearing, United Kingdom

*Corresponding Author: Feryale Elmolla, Department of Audiology, Hidden Hearing, United Kingdom.

Received: April 23, 2021; Published: May 15, 2021

Abstract

  Abundant research presented that the novel coronavirus identified as COVID-19 distresses the human body in numerous ways and may lead to death. Diminutive is acknowledged about the effects of the virus within the auditory pathway. Many patients reported hearing and tinnitus changes post infection. Majority of these were either self-reported or from medical records.

  This case study presents an adult acute otitis media as the main symptom of COVID-19 infection. This sheds new light on the issue and urges for more quality research to help with the early detection of auditory malfunction associated with COVID-19 to provide urgent treatment and a better outcome.

Keywords: COVID-19; Hearing Loss; Auditory Pathway

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Citation

Citation: Feryale Elmolla. “Case Study: A Possible Link between COVID-19 and Hearing Loss”. Acta Scientific Otolaryngology 3.6 (2021): 50-53.

Copyright

Copyright: © 2020 Feryale Elmolla. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.




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