Neuro-otological profile in thyroid dysfunction

Srivastava Pankaj., Gupta Deepak., Mishra S.C., Shukla G.K and Varma K.D

Fifty patients of thyroid dysfunction were studied with the help of battery of audiological and vestibular function tests aimed at evaluating the degree and site of neurootopathy whereas the audiological derangements were found in hypothyroidism. The vestibular functions were within normal limits in both cases of hypothyroiddism and hyperthyroidism. A positive and objective neuro-otological dysfunctions in significant number of patients, following treatment, were also seen.

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