Improvement in smell and taste dysfunction after repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation.

@article{Henkin2011ImprovementIS,
  title={Improvement in smell and taste dysfunction after repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation.},
  author={Robert Irwin Henkin and Samuel J. Potolicchio and Lucien Levy},
  journal={American journal of otolaryngology},
  year={2011},
  volume={32 1},
  pages={38-46}
}
BACKGROUND Olfactory and gustatory distortions in the absence of odors or tastants (phantosmia and phantageusia, respectively) with accompanying loss of smell and taste acuity are relatively common symptoms that can occur without other otolaryngologic symptoms. Although treatment of these symptoms has been elusive, repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) has been suggested as an effective corrective therapy. OBJECTIVE The objective of the study was to assess the efficacy of rTMS… CONTINUE READING

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