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‘Farmer's ear’: sudden sensorineural hearing loss due to Chlamydia psittaci infection

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  29 June 2007

C. Brewis
Affiliation:
Department of Otolaryngology, Norfolk and Norwich Hospital NHS Trust, Brunswick Road, Norwich, UK.
D. J. McFerran
Affiliation:
Department of Otolaryngology, Norfolk and Norwich Hospital NHS Trust, Brunswick Road, Norwich, UK.
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Abstract

A case of sudden sensorineural hearing loss in association with a Chlamydia psittaci pneumonia is reported. Rapid recovery was seen when the patient was treated with high dose steroids and appropriate antibiotics. This is the first such case report in the literature.

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