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Descriptor in English: Otosclerosis
Descriptor in Spanish: Otosclerosis
Descriptor in Portuguese: Otosclerose
Descriptor in French: Otosclérose
Entry term(s): Otoscleroses
Otospongioses
Otospongiosis
Tree number(s): C09.218.768
Scope note: 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.
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
See also the descriptors: Fenestration, Labyrinth MeSH
Stapes Mobilization MeSH
DeCS UI: 10218
Descriptor UI: D010040
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2012/07/03
Otosclerosis - Preferred
Concept UI M0015574
Scope note 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.
Preferred term Otosclerosis
Entry term(s) Otoscleroses
Otospongioses
Otospongiosis



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