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Document type:
Journal Article 
Author(s):
Arnold, W; Busch, R; Arnold, A; Ritscher, B; Neiss, A; Niedermeyer, HP 
Title:
The influence of measles vaccination on the incidence of otosclerosis in Germany. 
Abstract:
The pathologic process of otosclerosis is characterized by an inflammatory lytic phase followed by an abnormal bone remodeling at very specific sites of predilection. There is a clear genetic predisposition with about half of all cases occurring in families with more than one affected member. Females are affected more frequently than males with an approximate 2:1 ratio. N, H, and F measles proteins as well as measles virus RNA have been demonstrated in osteoblasts, chondroblasts, and macrophages...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 
Year:
2007 
Journal volume:
264 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
741-8 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0937-4477 
TUM Institution:
Hals-Nasen-Ohrenklinik und Poliklinik; Institut für Medizinische Statistik und Epidemiologie