Early subclinical cochlear dysfunction in myotonic dystrophy type 1

Conclusions:  Our study indicates that cochlear impairment in DM1 is present, even in patients without evidence of hearing loss at a standard audiometric analysis. Hence, in the current clinical practice, an assessment of cochlear function by TEOAE recording may be useful in DM1 patients to identify precocious signs of cochlear dysfunction.

from the European Journal of Neurology

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