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A rare cause of hearing loss in a child

Musallam, Michelle PA-C; Quon, Gina MPAS, PA-C

Journal of the American Academy of PAs: April 2015 - Volume 28 - Issue 4 - p 32–37
doi: 10.1097/01.JAA.0000459814.17285.64
Case Report

Neurofibromatosis type 2 is a rare genetic disease affecting the central and peripheral nervous systems and characterized by schwannomas, meningiomas, and ependymomas. Prompt symptom recognition, diagnosis, and proper referrals can increase treatment effectiveness and decrease the mortality risk of this life-threatening disease.

Michelle Musallam and Gina Quon practice otolaryngology at Children's Medical Center in Dallas, Tex. The authors have disclosed no potential conflicts of interest, financial or otherwise.

Copyright © 2015 American Academy of Physician Assistants
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