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Audiological manifestations in HIV-positive adults.

Authors
  • Matas, Carla Gentile
  • Angrisani, Rosanna Giaffredo
  • Magliaro, Fernanda Cristina Leite
  • Segurado, Aluisio Augusto Cotrim
Type
Published Article
Journal
Clinics
Publisher
Fundacao Faculdade de Medicina
Publication Date
Jul 01, 2014
Volume
69
Issue
7
Pages
469–475
Identifiers
PMID: 25029578
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

HIV-positive individuals presented poorer results in pure-tone and high-frequency audiometry, suggesting impairment of the peripheral auditory pathway. Individuals who received antiretroviral treatment presented poorer results on both tests compared with individuals not exposed to antiretroviral treatment.

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