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Meningococcal meningitis presenting with bilateral deafness and ataxia.
  1. R. Sandyk,
  2. M. J. Brennan


    A 50-year-old man presented with bilateral deafness and ataxia of sudden onset and without constitutional symptoms or signs of meningeal irritation. He was subsequently proved to have meningococcal meningitis, and the deafness and ataxia resolved following appropriate antibiotic therapy.

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