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September 1929

OTOSCLEROSIS: A RÉSUMÉ OF THE LITERATURE TO JULY, 1928, COMPILED UNDER THE DIRECTION OF THE COMMITTEE ON OTOSCLEROSIS, OF THE AMERICAN OTOLOGICAL SOCIETY.

Arch Otolaryngol. 1929;10(3):330-331. doi:10.1001/archotol.1929.00620060126017

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Abstract

This is a comprehensive résumé of the literature on otosclerosis published in two volumes. The material is arranged under six sections as follows:

Section 1—Pathology.

Chapter 1 Stapes Ankylosis.

Chapters 2, 3, 4 Changes in the Labyrinth Capsule.

Section 2—Etiology.

Chapter 5 Heredity as an Etiologic Factor.

Chapter 6 Congenital Conditions in the Labyrinth Capsule.

Chapter 7 Influence of Local Conditions.

Chapter 8 Influence of General Conditions.

Section 3—Symptoms and Diagnosis.

Chapter 9 General Symptoms.

Chapter 10 Hearing Tests.

Chapter 11 Illustrative Cases.

Section 4—Treatment.

Chapter 12 Local Surgical Measures.

Chapter 13 Local Nonoperative Measures.

The work includes a complete bibliography, together with a complete index of personal names and an index of subjects.

This compilation fills a long felt need. The abstracting is excellently done. No critical comments are made. The aim is to cover all the facts that have been brought out in the voluminous literature on this

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