2015 Hearing & Balance

Example test question 2

A 5-year-old child exhibits a moderate (~50 dB) hearing loss that is flat across all frequencies and has bone conduction thresholds that are lower than air conduction thresholds (BC > AC). This is characteristic of: Answer

    1. conductive hearing loss
    2. sensorineural hearing loss
    3. presbycusis
    4. tinnitus
    5. prelingual deafness

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