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What is otosclerosis-conductive hearing loss in child?

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Dr. Jed Kwartler
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
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In brief: Otosclerosis

Otosclerosis is where the third ear bone or stapes becomes fixed, unable to vibrate and transmit sound energy to the inner ear.
More common in adults though it can be found in children.

In brief: Otosclerosis

Otosclerosis is where the third ear bone or stapes becomes fixed, unable to vibrate and transmit sound energy to the inner ear.
More common in adults though it can be found in children.
Dr. Jed Kwartler
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Dr. Gutti Rao
Internal Medicine - Hospital-based practice

In brief: Otosclerosis

Otosclerosis is a condition in which you have calcium deposit around the foot plate of stapedius (smallest bone in the body) in the middle ear.
It is a progressive condition with tinnitus and gradual loss of hearing. Surgery-stapedectomy.

In brief: Otosclerosis

Otosclerosis is a condition in which you have calcium deposit around the foot plate of stapedius (smallest bone in the body) in the middle ear.
It is a progressive condition with tinnitus and gradual loss of hearing. Surgery-stapedectomy.
Dr. Gutti Rao
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