Case report: Meniere's disease and otosclerosis--different outcomes of the same disease?

@article{Klockars2007CaseRM,
  title={Case report: Meniere's disease and otosclerosis--different outcomes of the same disease?},
  author={Tuomas Klockars and Erna Kentala},
  journal={Auris, nasus, larynx},
  year={2007},
  volume={34 1},
  pages={
          101-4
        }
}
The etiologies of Meniere's disease and otosclerosis are largely unknown. An association between these two diseases has been proposed on both a clinical and histopathologic basis but the causal relationship is controversial. In this paper we report two families in which both otosclerosis and Meniere's disease are inherited as independent phenotypes suggesting that the two diseases represent different outcomes of the same mutation. Thus the Meniere's disease occasionally seen in otosclerotic… CONTINUE READING