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July 1937

ACUTE LABYRINTHITIS WITH COMPLICATING LATE FACIAL PARALYSIS: REPORT OF A CASE

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DULUTH, MINN.

Arch Otolaryngol. 1937;26(1):93-95. doi:10.1001/archotol.1937.00650020099015

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Abstract

The following case seems worthy of a report because of late facial paralysis after an operation on the labyrinth due to the formation of a sequestrum.

REPORT OF CASE  History.—A 6 year old girl became ill, with vertigo and earache on the right side, on the afternoon of May 28, 1935. She had apparently been well during the forenoon, except for a slight cold. This was not her first attack of otitis. In fact, she had been subject to repeated attacks for two years preceding a tonsillectomy in the summer of 1934. She had had no attack since the tonsillectomy until the present one.The pain and vertigo continued through the night, making sleep impossible. The same symptoms, with vomiting added, continued all day on May 29. She was first examined by me at 6 p. m. of that day. The chief findings were moderate fever, marked tenderness over the

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