Children in Educational Programs for the Hearing Impaired Whose Impairment was Caused by Mumps Mumps was reported to be a cause of hearing loss in 259 persons from a sample of 43,946 students enrolled in special educational programs for the hearing impaired. Males and young children appear to be more prone to deafening by mumps, and there may be a relationship between age of ... Articles
Articles  |   May 01, 1975
Children in Educational Programs for the Hearing Impaired Whose Impairment was Caused by Mumps
 
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Articles   |   May 01, 1975
Children in Educational Programs for the Hearing Impaired Whose Impairment was Caused by Mumps
Journal of Speech and Hearing Disorders, May 1975, Vol. 40, 164-169. doi:10.1044/jshd.4002.164
History: Received July 22, 1974 , Accepted August 13, 1974
 
Journal of Speech and Hearing Disorders, May 1975, Vol. 40, 164-169. doi:10.1044/jshd.4002.164
History: Received July 22, 1974; Accepted August 13, 1974

Mumps was reported to be a cause of hearing loss in 259 persons from a sample of 43,946 students enrolled in special educational programs for the hearing impaired. Males and young children appear to be more prone to deafening by mumps, and there may be a relationship between age of onset and degree of hearing loss. Overall, those deafened by mumps appear to have characteristics quite different from those of children deafened by other causes.

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