Otosclerosis is also referred to as otospongiosis and is defined as the abnormal or unusual growth of bone near the middle ear. Basically you don't see other symptoms but there is a slight deviation or defect in the bone structure. Also, it is possible that such individuals may experience hearing issues, normal tympanic membrane, etc.
HOW IS OTOSCLEROSIS DIAGNOSED?
Physical Examination of ear, hearing tests and possible a head scan
HOW IS OTOSCLEROSIS TREATED?
Treatment may include hearing aids or surgery to help the bones of the ear vibrate more freely.
DID YOU KNOW?
The condition can be chronic and last for years or may even be lifelong.