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The Effects of COVID-19 on the Balance System

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Department of Audiology, İstanbul University-Cerrahpaşa, Cerrahpaşa Faculty of Medicine, İstanbul, Turkey

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Department of Audiology, İstanbul University-Cerrahpaşa, Faculty of Health Sciences, İstanbul, Turkey

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Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, İstanbul University-Cerrahpaşa, Cerrahpaşa Faculty of Medicine, İstanbul, Turkey

Arch Health Sci Res 2022; 9: 149-153
DOI: 10.5152/ArcHealthSciRes.2022.22027
Read: 179 Downloads: 68 Published: 12 September 2022

The new coronavirus disease-2019 is clearly showing its effect in our country and around the world. Dizziness or balance disorder is defined as a clinical manifestation of COVID-19 as of 2020. Balance disorders should not be underestimated as they have been shown to be a notable clinical finding in coronavirus disea se-20 19pat ients . Coronavirus disea se-20 19pos t-tre atmen t and balance disorders should be thoroughly investigated. Non-specific symptoms, especially vestibular disorders, can be easily overlooked during evaluation. Therefore, this is a situation that requires attention in the clinic. The purpose of this review is to examine the studies in the literature on how the vestibular system is affected in people who are infected by coronavirus disease-2019.

Cite this article as: Acar M, Deniz R, Kara E, İsmailoğlu G, Karaman E, Ataş A. The effects of COVID-19 on the balance system. Arch Health Sci Res. 2022;9(3):149-153.

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