FAQVitiligo and hearing loss: any connection?

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In short, NO. Recent research shows no relationship between a degree of skin depigmentation and hearing loss severity in vitiligo patients.

The results of this study showed that there is no significant relationship between gender, age, extent of skin involvement, duration of disease, thyroid function, family history with conductive or sensory neural hearing losses.

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