A Case of Dissociated Taste Impairment after Injury of the Major Petrosus Nerve

@inproceedings{Goda2006ACO,
  title={A Case of Dissociated Taste Impairment after Injury of the Major Petrosus Nerve},
  author={Masakazu Goda and Kazunori Sekine and Katsuhiko Nakamura and Noriaki Takeda},
  year={2006}
}
  • Masakazu Goda, Kazunori Sekine, +1 author Noriaki Takeda
  • Published 2006
  • Medicine
  • We report the case of a 16-year-old female patient with taste impairment of the soft palate. After receiving a skull fracture due to a traffic accident, she experienced the taste of bitter chocolate. CT showed the fracture around the right temporal bone. Electrogustometry showed that the decreased sensation of taste was restricted to the right soft palate. Shirmer test showed that lacrimal secretion of the right eye was decreased. These findings indicated that the selective injury of the major… CONTINUE READING

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