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In this monograph the author undertakes to present in an introductory statement the anatomy and physiology of the peripheral labyrinth, the internal auditory meatus and the central pathways of the cochlear and vestibular nerves. This part is followed by a chapter on examination, including the voice hearing tests, the examination for tones and the equilibrium, with a discussion of the functional disturbances of the peripheral mechanism of hearing in diseases of the ears: first, the disturbances of the sound conduction mechanism, and second, the peripheral diseases of the labyrinth. The fourth chapter discusses the hearing and equilibrium disturbances of central origin, the central diseases, involvement of the eighth nerve, the pons, the medulla, the middle brain, the temporal lobes, the cerebellum, the frontal lobes and the general processes involving the brain, for example, intracranial pressure, vasomotor disturbances, meningeal inflammations, traumatism and other lesions of the brain. This brief
Hirn und Ohr. Arch Otolaryngol. 1932;16(3):460. doi:10.1001/archotol.1932.00630040470012
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