What is the current understanding of the etiology of otosclerosis and what are the genetic and environmental factors that have been implicated in the disease? Background: A common disease characterized by a disordered bone remodeling in the otic capsule, otosclerosis has a prevalence of about 0.3 percent to 0.4 percent in the Caucasian population. In 10 […]
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Chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS) is defined as inflammatory disease of the sinuses that lasts for more than eight weeks; however, a specific etiology of this complex condition remains largely unknown.
Consider this: Over the past two decades, data from both the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) program and the National Cancer Database indicate that the survival rates for patients with laryngeal cancer have decreased.