"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.
Acar GO, Kivek?s I, Hanna BM, Huang L, Gopen Q, Poe DS. Comparison of stapedotomy minus prosthesis, circumferential stapes mobilization, and small fenestra stapedotomy for stapes fixation. Otol Neurotol. 2014 Apr; 35(4):e123-9.
Kaniff TE, Schneider G, Matz GJ. The incisor absent rat: an animal model for the study of otosclerosis. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 1990 Sep; 103(3):406-12.