Acute deafness as the presenting symptom of bacterial meningitis

Elaine Cox, Martin Kleiman, Inessa Gelfand

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Hearing loss has long been documented to occur during the course of meningitis. We report a case of a child presenting with deafness as the principal complaint of bacterial meningitis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)342-343
Number of pages2
JournalPediatric Infectious Disease Journal
Issue number4
StatePublished - Apr 2009


  • Acute deafness
  • Bacterial meningitis
  • Meningococcal meningitis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Microbiology (medical)

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