Efficacy of systemic corticosteroid treatment for anosmia with nasal and paranasal sinus disease.

@article{Ikeda1995EfficacyOS,
  title={Efficacy of systemic corticosteroid treatment for anosmia with nasal and paranasal sinus disease.},
  author={Katsuhisa Ikeda and Tsukasa Sakurada and Yoko Suzaki and Tomonori Takasaka},
  journal={Rhinology},
  year={1995},
  volume={33 3},
  pages={162-5}
}
Systemic administration of corticosteroids was attempted in the treatment of olfactory loss resistant to topical corticosteroid treatment in patients with nasal and paranasal disease and post-upper respiratory infection. Significant efficacy was achieved with a short course of high-dose oral corticosteroids in patients with non-allergic sinus disease. On the other hand, anosmia induced by upper respiratory infection failed to respond to systemic corticosteroid treatment, suggesting permanent… CONTINUE READING

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