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Immune-mediated inner ear disease.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1449186     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Recent clinical studies, experimental research, and various testing techniques in otoimmunology have resulted in presentation of the synonymous terms autoimmune sensorineural hearing loss, autoimmune inner ear disease, immune-mediated sensorineural hearing loss, and immune-mediated inner ear disease or disorder. The development of this terminology and the clinical presentation of this disease as well as whether it is really a distinct clinical entity are discussed. Laboratory tests for immune-mediated inner ear disease are presented along with a discussion of progress being made in the growing field of otoimmunology.
Authors:
A M Soliman
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The American journal of otology     Volume:  13     ISSN:  0192-9763     ISO Abbreviation:  Am J Otol     Publication Date:  1992 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1992-12-29     Completed Date:  1992-12-29     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7909513     Medline TA:  Am J Otol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  575-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Otolaryngology, Alexandria School of Medicine, University of Alexandria, Egypt.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Antigen-Antibody Complex / immunology
Autoantibodies / immunology
Autoimmunity / immunology*
Cell Migration Inhibition
Ear Diseases / immunology
Ear, Inner / immunology
Female
Fluorescent Antibody Technique
Hearing Loss, Sensorineural / diagnosis*,  immunology
Humans
Lymphocyte Activation
Male
Terminology as Topic
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Antigen-Antibody Complex; 0/Autoantibodies

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