Abstract Title:

Neurological abnormalities associated with mobile phone use.

Abstract Source:

Occup Med (Lond). 2000 Jul ;50(5):366-8. PMID: 10975136

Abstract Author(s):

B Hocking, R Westerman

Article Affiliation:

B Hocking


Dysaesthesiae of the scalp after mobile phone use have been previously reported but the pathological basis of these symptoms has been unclear. We report finding a neurological abnormality in a patient after prolonged use of a mobile phone. He had permanent unilateral dysaesthesiae of the scalp, slight loss of sensation, and abnormalities on current perception threshold testing of cervical and trigeminal nerves. A neurologist found no other disease. The implications regarding health effects of mobile phones and radio-frequency radiation is discussed.

Study Type : Human: Case Report

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