Otosclerosis is an abnormal bone growth in the middle ear that causes
The cause of otosclerosis is unknown. However, there is some evidence that it may be passed down through families.
People who have otosclerosis have an abnormal sponge-like bone growing in the middle ear. This growth prevents the ear from vibrating in response to sound waves. Such vibrations are needed in order for you to hear.Read more
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