Application of odor identification test in Parkinson's disease in China: a matched case-control study.

@article{Chen2012ApplicationOO,
  title={Application of odor identification test in Parkinson's disease in China: a matched case-control study.},
  author={Wei Chen and Shuai X. Chen and Wen-yan Kang and Bo Li and Zhi-min Xu and Qin Xiao and Jun Liu and Ying Wang and Gang Wang and Shengdi Chen},
  journal={Journal of the neurological sciences},
  year={2012},
  volume={316 1-2},
  pages={47-50}
}
As one of the most common non-motor symptoms in Parkinson's disease (PD), hyposmia is of great importance in establishing the early diagnosis of PD. To date, there are still no studies on the application of the 16-item odor identification test from Sniffin' Sticks (SS-16) in Chinese patients with PD. The aim of this study was to investigate the validity of SS-16 in Chinese PD patients (n=110) compared with age and gender matched controls (n=110), and to explore the associated factors with… CONTINUE READING

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