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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Niedermeyer, HP; Becker, ET; Arnold, W 
Title:
Expression of collagens in the otosclerotic bone. 
Abstract:
The etiopathogenesis of otosclerosis is still controversially discussed. The major hypotheses discussed are a viral infection on a genetic background and an (autoimmune) collagen disease. The aim of our study was to investigate by immunohistochemistry the expression pattern of collagens within the otosclerotic focus. Stapes footplates from 30 patients with clinical otosclerosis undergoing stapedectomy were formalin fixed, decalcified and paraffin embedded. As controls, 30 autoptic temporal bone...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Adv Otorhinolaryngol 
Year:
2007 
Journal volume:
65 
Pages contribution:
45-9 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0065-3071 
TUM Institution:
Hals-, Nasen-, Ohrenklinik und Poliklinik