Sudden-onset of hearing loss after a slap

  • R Jaafar
  • I Mohamad
Keywords: tympanic membrane perforation, hearing loss, slap

Abstract

A 57-year old woman presented with acute bleeding from the left ear associated with reduced hearing and tinnitus. She also complained of redness and discomfort of her left eye; but there was no visual loss. A day before, she was slapped on the left side of her face. Previously, she did not have any hearing or visual problem. (copied from article)

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Published
2012-03-31
How to Cite
Jaafar, R., & Mohamad, I. (2012). Sudden-onset of hearing loss after a slap. Malaysian Family Physician, 8(1), 2. Retrieved from https://www.e-mfp.org/ojs3/index.php/MFP/article/view/119
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