otosclerosis


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Related to otosclerosis: stapedectomy, Meniere's disease

o·to·scle·ro·sis

 (ō′tō-sklə-rō′sĭs)
n.
A disease of the ear in which the movement of the stapes within the oval window becomes impeded by abnormal deposits of spongy bone, leading to a progressive loss of hearing.

o′to·scle·rot′ic (-rŏt′ĭk) adj.

otosclerosis

(ˌəʊtəʊskləˈrəʊsɪs)
n
(Medicine) an abnormal bone growth in the middle ear which may cause hearing loss

o•to•scle•ro•sis

(ˌoʊ tə sklɪˈroʊ sɪs)

n.
formation of new bone about the stapes or cochlea, resulting in hearing loss.
[1895–1900]

otosclerosis

The immobilization of the tiny stapes bone in the middle ear caused by the formation of excess bone tissue around the oval window, resulting in progressive deafness.
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Noun1.otosclerosis - hereditary disorder in which ossification of the labyrinth of the inner ear causes tinnitus and eventual deafness
Translations

o·to·scle·ro·sis

[MIM*166800]
n. otosclerosis, sordera progresiva debida a la formación de tejido esponjoso en el laberinto del oído.

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Our inclusion criteria were a diagnosis of otosclerosis based on a clinical history of progressive hearing loss, normal otoscopie findings, an audiogram showing a mean conductive hearing loss greater than 20 dB nHL in the range of 0.
Accordingly, an increasing number of ear-surgeons nowadays considers otosclerosis to be a suitable disease for endoscopic stapes surgery due to the fact that the endoscopic approach offers excellent visualization of middle ear structures and recesses, mainly the oval window niche, stapes anterior crus, and its suprastructure [5, 6, 17-19].
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This latter process is seen less frequently but has led to the widespread use of the term otosclerosis.
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Valli has been through three marriages, and for a while lost his hearing due to otosclerosis, although he still performed (surgery corrected the problem).
De Souza, Goycoolea, and Sperling have collaborated to offer this volume on understanding, evaluating, and treating otosclerosis.
Conductive hearing loss can be caused by cerumen impaction, otosclerosis, or cholesteatoma.
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If otosclerosis is left without treatment, it will lead to complete deafness.