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Otosclerosis MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Otosclerosis
Tree Number(s)
C09.218.768
Unique ID
D010040
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010040
Scope Note
Formation of spongy bone in the labyrinth capsule which can progress toward the STAPES (stapedial fixation) or anteriorly toward the COCHLEA leading to conductive, sensorineural, or mixed HEARING LOSS. Several genes are associated with familial otosclerosis with varied clinical signs.
Entry Term(s)
Otospongiosis
NLM Classification #
WV 265
See Also
Fenestration, Labyrinth
Stapes Mobilization
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2012/07/03
Otosclerosis Preferred
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