Causative factors of taste disorders in the elderly, and therapeutic effects of zinc

@article{Ikeda2007CausativeFO,
  title={Causative factors of taste disorders in the elderly, and therapeutic effects of zinc},
  author={Minoru Ikeda and Akihiro Ikui and A Komiyama and Daisuke Kobayashi and M. Tanaka},
  journal={The Journal of Laryngology \& Otology},
  year={2007},
  volume={122},
  pages={155 - 160}
}
Abstract Objectives: To determine the characteristics of causative factors of taste disorders amongst the elderly, and to examine the therapeutic effect of a zinc agent, taking into account age-related factors. Subjects: A total of 408 patients with taste disorders were divided into three groups by age: 49 years or younger, 50 to 64 years old, and 65 years or older. Results: The incidence of taste disorders caused by drug administration and systemic disease were significantly higher in the… Expand
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