Korean Journal of Geriatrics & Gerontology

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Table. 1.

Table. 1.

Classification of presbycusis

Histopathology Audiogram pattern
Sensory presbycusis Hair cell loss Abrupt high frequency loss
Neural presbycusis Spiral ganglion cell loss Diminished word discrimination
Strial (metabolic) presbycusis Stria vascularis atrophy Flat type
Cochlear conductive presbycusis No morphologic findings Gradual descending pattern
Mixed presbycusis Combinations of hair cell, ganglion cell, and stria vascularis loss Flat and/or abrupt high frequency loss
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