Xavier Xanthippus

57 y old male

 

PC   Loss of hearing in left ear

 

HPC    first noticed this morning

wife said that he was hard hearing several day before

noticed some dizziness and nausea, too

had a severe cold last week that is now resolving

right ear not affected

 

PMH    hypertension

diabetes mellitus type II

frequent nycturia

Above left knee amputation due to accident 1998

diverticulitis

 

DH  amlodipine

metformin

paracetamol

 

SH   works as a personnel headhunter

lives with wife and 3 parrots

has 2 adult sons

non-smoker

2 glasses of wine / day

 

FH   father – cystic fibrosis

sister – Alzheimer’s disease