Cochlear and otoconial abnormalities in capsular otosclerosis with hydrops.

Abstract

Temporal bones from four patients with capsular otosclerosis were examined by microdissection. Otoconia and abnormal crystalline deposits were studied by scanning electron microscopy and x-ray analytical methods. One patient showed more or less symmetrical invasion of the basilar membrane and osseous lamina by connective tissue from thickened endosteum… (More)

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@article{Johnsson1982CochlearAO, title={Cochlear and otoconial abnormalities in capsular otosclerosis with hydrops.}, author={L. Johnsson and Jen Hawkins and Rebecca Rouse and Fred J H Linthicum}, journal={The Annals of otology, rhinology & laryngology. Supplement}, year={1982}, volume={97}, pages={3-15} }