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Author(s):
Niedermeyer, H. P.; 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...    »
Keywords:
Otosclerosis; Measles virus; Vaccination; Etiopathogenesis; Epidemiology
Journal title:
ORL
Year:
2008
Journal volume:
70
Journal issue:
1
Pages contribution:
63--70
Fulltext / DOI:
doi:10.1159/000111049
Publisher:
S. Karger AG
Publisher address:
Basel, Switzerland
Print-ISSN:
1423-0275
E-ISSN:
1423-0275
Notes:
Dieser Beitrag ist mit Zustimmung des Rechteinhabers aufgrund einer (DFG-geförderten) Allianz- bzw. Nationallizenz frei zugänglich. This publication is with permission of the rights owner freely accessible due to an Alliance licence and a national licence (funded by the DFG, German Research Foundation) respectively.
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