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Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2018, 15(8), 1780;

Post Vaccinal Temporary Sensorineural Hearing Loss

Department of Anatomy, Histology, Medical-Legal and the Orthopedics, Specialty School of Occupational Medicine, Unit of Occupational Medicine, Sapienza University of Rome, 00161 Rome, Italy
Policlinico Militare Celio, 00184 Rome, Italy
Department of Anatomy, Histology, Legal Medicine and Orthopaedics, Sapienza University of Rome, 00161 Rome, Italy
Department of Psychiatric and Psychological Science, University of Rome “Sapienza”, Piazzale Aldo Moro 5, 00185 Rome, Italy
Spin off Sipro, Via Stimigliano 5, 00199 Rome, Italy
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Received: 11 July 2018 / Revised: 2 August 2018 / Accepted: 17 August 2018 / Published: 19 August 2018
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Vaccination and Health Outcomes)
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In our systematic research we identified four studies concerning the onset of neurological adverse events following vaccination and two excluding this association. A 33-year-old Italian man, belonging to the Italian Army was hospitalized because he suffered from vertigo, nausea and sudden right hearing loss not classified (NDD), that set in 24 h after the administration of tetanus-diphtheria and meningococcal vaccines. Some neurological events arising after vaccination are very difficult to treat. In our case, the functional recovery on low and medium frequencies was possible about 6 months after the morbid event. View Full-Text
Keywords: vaccine; adverse reaction; hearing loss vaccine; adverse reaction; hearing loss
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De Marco, F.; De Cesare, D.P.; Di Folco, F.; Massoni, F.; Tomei, G.; Di Luca, N.M.; Sacco, C.; Tomei, F.; Serafino, R. Post Vaccinal Temporary Sensorineural Hearing Loss. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2018, 15, 1780.

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