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Indian J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Mar 1997; 49(Suppl 1): 81–84.
PMCID: PMC3450563

Cortical deafness following head injury —a case report


Cortical deafness is a rare entity. Only few case reports are available. In this paper, a case of right fronto-temporal contusion following head injury causing bilateral cortical deafness has been reported. Most of the cases reported in the past were because of cerebral infarcts due to arterial occlusion.

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