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October 6, 1883

TINNITUS AURIUM AND THE DEAFNESS WHICH ACCOMPANIES BRIGHT’S DISEASE.

Author Affiliations

AURAL SURGEON TO THE JEFFERSON MEDICAL COLLEGE HOSPITAL.

JAMA. 1883;I(13):387-389. doi:10.1001/jama.1883.02390130007001f
Abstract

[Read in Section on Ophthalmology, Otology and Laryngology.]

Within the last two years my attention has been called in hospital and private practice to several cases of Bright's Disease of the Kidneys in which there was disturbance of the hearing; and the following is a report of a few of them:

Case I. Acute Interstitial nephritis.—E. F., aged 18, a lad of delicate organization, was attacked with nephritis while exposing himself after bathing in the sea at Atlantic City. He had a chill, followed by pain in the region of the kidneys, and he was not promptly treated, and no examination of his urine was made for several weeks, while he was under the care of two physicians prior to his visiting me. When he presented himself he had slight œdema of the face and extremities. There was no dimness of vision, but loss of hearing, with a recent muco

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