What is Otosclerosis?

A disease of the otic capsule (bony labyrinth) characterized by formation of soft, vascular bone and resulting in progressive conductive hearing loss because of fixation of the stapes and sensory hearing loss because of involvement of the cochlear duct.

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Without symptoms will a surgeon go inside my ears to check for otosclerosis ? My mother was diagnosed with otosclerosis when she was 20 and had a...

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hello, thanks for your query,otosclerosis is common in females , can be checked by special audiometry tests. clinically early stages or inactive...

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i am suffering from otosclerosis and the earing aid provided was of no use now it is been told a surgery needs to be done where they will drill a...

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i am suffering from otosclerosis from last 2 years i want to know will it increase ratio or will it increase after 3...

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Dear your not mentioned what your doctor told about disease process. Delaying treatment may aggravate the problem....

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