presbycusis


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presbycusis

[‚prez·bə′kyü·səs]
(medicine)
A condition of diminished auditory acuity associated with old age.
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Anatomic explanation for the hearing dip at 4096 characteristic of acoustic trauma and presbycusis. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol.
In addition, this audiological profile of PD patients was similar to that observed in presbycusis patients.
Cisplatin selectively damages the outer hair cells of the cochlea [77], causing tinnitus and hearing loss that predominantly affect high frequencies [77-79] similar to age-related presbycusis. After a median follow-up of 58 months, Bokemeyer et al.
Protection against Presbycusis. Recent research has highlighted that presbycusis may precede the onset of clinical dementia and may present as an early manifestation of probable Alzheimer's disease [51].
NIHL is considered, after presbycusis, the second most common form of sensorineural hearing deficit.
Presbycusis can have major adverse effects on quality of life due to reduced communicative abilities [5].
Chou, "Presbycusis among older Chinese people in Taipei, Taiwan: a community-based study," International Journal of Audiology, vol.
Hearing loss may be bilateral or unilateral, slowly progressive, or sudden; it mainly affects high frequencies, mimicking the typical presbycusis pattern, but may also involve low and middle frequencies [15].
Thus, aging related pathologies (3) that compromise bio-psychosocial functions, such as presbycusis, must be addressed broadly and responsibly.
She had insignificant presbycusis bilaterally during her audiological evaluation.
According to the National Institutes of Health, presbycusis, the gradual age-related loss of hearing, is expected for older adults.