"Otosclerosis" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Formation of spongy bone in the labyrinth capsule which can progress toward the STAPES (stapedial fixation) or anteriorly toward the COCHLEA leading to conductive, sensorineural, or mixed HEARING LOSS. Several genes are associated with familial otosclerosis with varied clinical signs.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Otosclerosis" by people in Profiles.
Finite element modeling of energy absorbance in normal and disordered human ears. Hear Res. 2013 Jul; 301:146-55.
Stapedectomy. Causes of failure and revision surgery in otosclerosis. Otolaryngol Clin North Am. 1993 Jun; 26(3):453-70.