What are the otolaryngologic signs and symptoms of acute kidney injury (AKI)?

Updated: Dec 24, 2020
  • Author: Biruh T Workeneh, MD, PhD, FASN; Chief Editor: Vecihi Batuman, MD, FASN  more...
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Examination of the patient’s ears may reveal the following signs:

  • Hearing loss: Alport disease and aminoglycoside toxicity
  • Mucosal or cartilaginous ulcerations: granulomatosis with polyangiitis (Wegener granulomatosis)

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