Pathogenesis of presbycusis in animal models: a review.

  title={Pathogenesis of presbycusis in animal models: a review.},
  author={Anna Rita Fetoni and P. Picciotti and G. Paludetti and Diana Troiani},
  journal={Experimental gerontology},
  volume={46 6},
Presbycusis is the most common cause of hearing loss in aged subjects, reducing individual's communicative skills. Age related hearing loss can be defined as a progressive, bilateral, symmetrical hearing loss due to age related degeneration and it can be considered a multifactorial complex disorder, with both environmental and genetic factors contributing to the aetiology of the disease. The decline in hearing sensitivity caused by ageing is related to the damage at different levels of the… CONTINUE READING

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