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Bilateral hearing loss as a sequel to unilateral acoustic trauma.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1116939     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Within the framework of a study on the natural history of acoustic trauma, over 600 soldiers were examined. A higher rate of bilateral acoustic trauma was observed among soldiers with longer service. Comparison between unilateral and bilateral acoustic trauma showed a greater severity of damage in both ears of the latter group. Comparison of the progression of the damage in the same persons on two consecutive examinations suggested the same trend. It is suggested that bilateral acoustic trauma may be a later and more severe stage in some types of noise-induced damage.
A L Man; L Naggan; D V Swet
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Israel journal of medical sciences     Volume:  11     ISSN:  0021-2180     ISO Abbreviation:  Isr. J. Med. Sci.     Publication Date:  1975 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1975-06-11     Completed Date:  1975-06-11     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0013105     Medline TA:  Isr J Med Sci     Country:  ISRAEL    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  5-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Deafness / etiology*
Functional Laterality*
Hearing Loss, Noise-Induced / complications*
Military Medicine
Time Factors

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