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Could a 16 year of get deaf from spinal meningitis?

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Dr. Soren Singel
Neurosurgery

In brief: Possibly

This would be a rare complication of spinal meningitis.
However the spinal meninges connect to the brain and therefore meningitis may effect the cranial nerves.

In brief: Possibly

This would be a rare complication of spinal meningitis.
However the spinal meninges connect to the brain and therefore meningitis may effect the cranial nerves.
Dr. Soren Singel
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