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Hereditary resorption of endochondral bone and disordered deposition of bone localised to the otic capsule.1


Estimates vary but histological evidence of otosclerosis has been demonstrated in up to 10% of Caucasians;2 more recent studies suggest this may be an overestimate, with the true figure between 2.5- 4%.3 Approximately 2% of the British population are symptomatic.4

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