Hyposmia and Cognitive Impairment in Gaucher Disease Patients and Carriers

  title={Hyposmia and Cognitive Impairment in Gaucher Disease Patients and Carriers},
  author={Alisdair McNeill and Raquel Dur{\'a}n and Christos Proukakis and Jos{\'e} Miguel Br{\'a}s and Derralyn Hughes and Atuhl Mehta and John Hardy and Nicholas Wood and Anthony H V Schapira},
  booktitle={Movement disorders : official journal of the Movement Disorder Society},
The objective of this study was to assess a cohort of Gaucher disease patients and their heterozygous carrier relatives for potential clinical signs of early neurodegeneration. Gaucher disease patients (n = 30), heterozygous glucocerebrosidase mutation carriers (n = 30), and mutation-negative controls matched by age, sex, and ethnicity (n = 30) were recruited. Assessment was done for olfactory function (University of Pennsylvania Smell Identification Test), cognitive function (Mini-Mental State… CONTINUE READING
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