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Dokumenttyp:
journal article 
Autor(en):
Niedermeyer, HP; Häusler, R; Schwub, D; Neuner, NT; Busch, R; Arnold, W 
Titel:
Evidence of increased average age of patients with otosclerosis. 
Abstract:
Otosclerosis is an inflammatory disease of the human temporal bone which was assumed to affect up to 10% of the Caucasians. Histologic otosclerosis has an incidence of 3.4%. It is considered as a major cause of hearing loss in Western countries while a low incidence is observed among Africans. Many hypotheses about its origin had been formulated in the past. Otosclerosis genes (OTSC1-5) and collagen 1 genes are mutated in some familial cases of otosclerosis. On this genetic background, a common...    »
 
Zeitschriftentitel:
Adv Otorhinolaryngol 
Jahr:
2007 
Band / Volume:
65 
Seitenangaben Beitrag:
17-24 
Sprache:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0065-3071 
TUM Einrichtung:
Hals-, Nasen-, Ohrenklinik und Poliklinik; r Medizinische Statistik und Epidemiologie