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January 24, 1903

Clinical Report.

JAMA. 1903;XL(4):246. doi:10.1001/jama.1903.02490040042003

A CASE OF DIPLACUSIS MONAURALIS.*  EMIL AMBERG, M.D.DETROIT.Mr. G. T. N., aged 28, consulted me in the beginning of May, 1902, and complained especially that he was hard of hear ing in his right ear and that some tones sounded double.The hearing test showed: 1/100-150 i; watch 6.5/100-150 i; + Rinné +; Weber = After use of catheter; 3/100-150 i; watch 16/100-150 i.Between the time mentioned and Aug. 16, 1902, the patient was treated at irregular intervals. His main complaint was ringing in the right ear, impaired hearing in same and the very annoying and irritating phenomenon that he heard certain tones double. When the left ear was tightly closed and a tuning fork was sounded, patient heard two distinct tones in his right ear; one seemed to be just the octave of the other.Under treatment with the Eustachian catheter and sodium bromid, and incidental

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