Inflammatory / infectious / autoimmune / systemic disorders

Author: Nat Pernick, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 8 February 2018, last major update October 2013

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PubMed Search: Presbycusis [title] review[ptyp]

Cite this page: Pernick, N. Presbycusis. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/earpresbycusis.html. Accessed March 21st, 2018.
Definition / general
  • Hearing loss associated with aging, often due to degeneration of cochlear hair cells or spiral ganglion cells
  • Usually no surgical specimen