Recovery of Auditory Function Following Meningitic Deafness Two cases are presented that document improvement in hearing following Hemophilus influenzae meningitis. In both cases vestibular function was permanently lost. The possible anatomical and physiological sites of involvement are discussed. The two cases stress the importance of regularly scheduled audiometric reevaluations in cases of postmeningitic deafness. ... Clinical Exchange
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Recovery of Auditory Function Following Meningitic Deafness
 
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Clinical Exchange   |   August 01, 1975
Recovery of Auditory Function Following Meningitic Deafness
Journal of Speech and Hearing Disorders, August 1975, Vol. 40, 405-411. doi:10.1044/jshd.4003.405
History: Received October 22, 1974 , Accepted February 22, 1975
 
Journal of Speech and Hearing Disorders, August 1975, Vol. 40, 405-411. doi:10.1044/jshd.4003.405
History: Received October 22, 1974; Accepted February 22, 1975

Two cases are presented that document improvement in hearing following Hemophilus influenzae meningitis. In both cases vestibular function was permanently lost. The possible anatomical and physiological sites of involvement are discussed. The two cases stress the importance of regularly scheduled audiometric reevaluations in cases of postmeningitic deafness.

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