oa Central African Journal of Medicine - Presbycusis among the population of the Tenere desert

Volume 23, Issue 6
  • ISSN : 0008-9176



This survey was undertaken to determine hearing loss of the elderly of the Tenere desert region in the central Sahara. The survey was done in oases: Orida, Sara, Djaba, Djads, Seguedine, Chirffa, Arqui, Aney, Achenouma and Chemidour. They are small, isolated oases on the north-eastern boundaries of the Tenere desert at 19-220 of latitude.

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