otosclerosis


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hereditary disorder in which ossification of the labyrinth of the inner ear causes tinnitus and eventual deafness

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25) Nevertheless, patients who have a history of perilymphatic gusher and boys with a suspected congenital stapes fixation (congenital otosclerosis appears to be related to sex) should undergo CT before surgery.
Forty patients with the diagnosis of otosclerosis were surgical treated; 20 patients underwent an exclusive endoscopic stapes surgery and the other 20 patients underwent exclusive microscopic surgery.
Otosclerosis is an autosomal dominant disorder with variable penetrance.
Furthermore, this case also demonstrates an element of commonality with the aetiopathogenesis of otosclerosis, in which the overgrowth of bone in the otic capsule also causes failure of articulation of the stapes in the oval window.
Other reasons for deafness include glue ear, otosclerosis, a perforated ear drum and tinnitus.
Among the possible causes for this are impacted cerumen (ear wax), labyrinthitis (inflammation of the inner ear), otosclerosis (abnormal bone growth; sometimes more frequently occurring in certain families), hysteria (emotional instability), and overdose of drugs such as quinine.
Linda Diaz came to the deaf world in the opposite way, living much of her life as a hearing person until her mid-30s, when otosclerosis set in and she began losing her hearing.
INTRODUCTION Otosclerosis is a disease of the bony labyrinthine capsule, which consists of one, or more otospongiotic foci instead of the less vascularized normal enchondral bone.
Conductive hearing loss can be caused by a buildup of earwax, fluid in the middle ear space, a punctured eardrum, or problems with how the hearing bones vibrate, such as with the condition of otosclerosis.
Researchers in mental health and neurological sciences then discuss such aspects as dizziness at the interface of psychiatry and neuro-otology, neurological causes of dizziness and vertigo, a modified vestibular rehabilitation program, benign paroxysmal positional vertigo in old age, arrhythmogenic causes of dizziness, cognitive deficits following complete bilateral loss of vestibular function and their relationship to the hippocampus, vibratory induced nystagmus in superior semicircular canal dehiscence and in otosclerosis, and pediatric vertigo.
Psychosocial aspects of acquired hearing impairment in the patients with otosclerosis.
The situation progressed almost to the point of deafness, before specialists determined that a hereditary condition called otosclerosis was the culprit.
Anne, who has also set off alarms at TJ Hughes, Debenhams and Superdrug, suffers from otosclerosis, which affected composer Ludwig van Beethoven.