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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Niedermeyer, HP; Arnold, W 
Title:
Otosclerosis and measles virus - association or causation? 
Abstract:
Otosclerosis is a frequent condition which occurs exclusively in the human temporal bone. This peculiar disease affects mainly Caucasians and Indians and may cause conductive, mixed conductive-sensorineural or occasionally merely sensorineural hearing loss. Morphological investigations of the otosclerotic focus show all three phases of a chronic inflammation with bone resorption, formation of new bone and finally eburnation. Various hypotheses about the cause of inflammation were proposed in the...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
ORL J Otorhinolaryngol Relat Spec 
Year:
2008 
Journal volume:
70 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
63-9; discussion 69-70 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0301-1569 
TUM Institution:
Hals-, Nasen-, Ohrenklinik und Poliklinik