Olfactory Loss in Parkinson's Disease

  title={Olfactory Loss in Parkinson's Disease},
  author={Antje Haehner and Thomas Hummel and Heinz Reichmann},
  booktitle={Parkinson's disease},
Impairment of olfaction is a characteristic and early feature of Parkinson's disease. Recent data indicate that >95% of patients with Parkinson's disease present with significant olfactory loss. Deficits in the sense of smell may precede clinical motor symptoms by years and can be used to assess the risk for developing Parkinson's disease in otherwise… CONTINUE READING