Distorted olfactory perception: A systematic review

  title={Distorted olfactory perception: A systematic review},
  author={S. Hong and E. Holbrook and D. Leopold and T. Hummel},
  journal={Acta Oto-Laryngologica},
  pages={S27 - S31}
  • S. Hong, E. Holbrook, +1 author T. Hummel
  • Published 2012
  • Medicine
  • Acta Oto-Laryngologica
  • Abstract The sense of smell provides people with valuable input from the chemical environment around them. The human sense of smell generally fails in three ways; one is an intensity reduction and the other two are the quality of changes. Smell disorders can be classified into central or peripheral depending on their origin. Central causes can be related to an area of hyper-functioning brain cells generating this odor perception, thus olfactory distortions have also been observed with epilepsy… CONTINUE READING
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