Acta Med Iran 2012. 50(12):843-845.

Recurrent Bacterial Meningitis in a Child with Hearing Impairment, Mondini Dysplasia: A Case Report
Behdad Gharib, Sara Esmaeili, Golnaz Shariati, Narges Mazloomi Nobandegani, Mehrzad Mehdizadeh


Recurrent bacterial meningitis is not a common disease and makes physicians seek underlying predisposing factors which can result from anatomic anomalies or immunodeficiency. In this paper we present a boy with recurrent bacterial meningitis with the history of trauma and sensorineural hearing loss. Mondini dysplasia was demonstrated with computed homographic scans (CT-Scan) of temporal bones.


Hearing impairment, Mondini Dysplasia, Recurrent bacterial meningitis,

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