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anosmia

[ə′näz·mē·ə]
(medicine)
Absence of the sense of smell.
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So while some of the previously mentioned causes of anosmia or hyposmia can also affect taste, factors such as age, smoking, certain medications and cancer treatment can also affect your taste buds, either by reducing your sense of taste or by causing an unpleasant taste to linger in your mouth.
The great majority of patients (97%) also had hypogonadal features such as cryptorchidism, microphallus or amenorrhea, along with absent olfactory structures and anosmia.
Age-related anosmias may result from stem cells not doing their job replacing the cells naturally lost over time.
La anosmia estuvo presente en el 50% y esta relacionado con el dano que origina el tumor sobre los nervios olfatorios, aunque no es frecuente en tumores menores de 3 cm de diametro (5).
In total, 30 subjects (45.5%) identified a mild to severe impairment of olfactory function, including 21 subjects (31.8%) referring to a reduced sense of smell (hyposmia): in the case of 9 of them, the olfactory function was reduced but not abolished, and the remaining 12 of them complained about a substantial anosmia (18.2%).
The patients had variety of presenting symptoms such as crusting, foul-smelling nasal discharge (feter), anosmia, nasal blockade, headache, maggots, and bleeding [Table 1].
The results clearly showed that patients with LBPD (PD/PDD/DLB) performed poorly in "Sniffin Sticks" test and below the cutoff point of <7 for anosmia quoted in the normative dataset.
She said: "Some people think anosmia should be seen as a disability but I don't think you can put it alongside being blind or deaf.
Ao Anal do preenchimento desse questionario ha uma pontuacao obtida que vai de 0 (pior) a 40 (melhor), que se traduz por uma classificacao da funcao olfatoria em normosmia, microsmia (leve, moderada e severa) e anosmia [16].
Unilateral or bilateral nasal obstruction, blood-tinged nasal discharge, anosmia, diplopia, facial numbness, and facial swellings were the clinical features that favored a malignant sinonasal tumor.
There have been some nasal zinc treatments used to treat colds and allergies, but intranasal iZn has been known to cause extreme nasal pain and anosmia (loss of the sense of smell) since before 1938, according to E.W.
The condition in which people are unable to sense odours is called anosmia, which the research states is a predictor of death.