Tinnitus in children: an uncommon symptom?

@article{Shetye2010TinnitusIC,
  title={Tinnitus in children: an uncommon symptom?},
  author={Anuradha Shetye and Veronica Kennedy},
  journal={Archives of Disease in Childhood},
  year={2010},
  volume={95},
  pages={645 - 648}
}
Tinnitus in children is regarded as an uncommon problem rarely noted by general paediatricians. Its reported prevalence varies from 12% to 36% in children with normal hearing thresholds and up to 66% in children with hearing loss and approximately 3–10% of children have been reported troubled by tinnitus. Some children do not spontaneously complain of it, but may demonstrate behavioural problems at school and home. A careful history, in conjunction with clinical findings, should guide the… 
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