Post-traumatic olfactory dysfunction: a cohort study and update.

  title={Post-traumatic olfactory dysfunction: a cohort study and update.},
  author={St{\'e}phanie Collet and V{\'e}ronique Grulois and B. Becker Y. Bertrand and Philippe Rombaux},
  volume={5 Suppl 13},
OBJECTIVES Post-traumatic olfactory loss (PTOL) is the third most common aetiology for olfactory disorders. Mechanisms that lead to post-traumatic olfactory disorders include sinonasal affections, damage to the olfactory nerve and lesions of the cerebral olfactory centres. The purpose of this review is to present an update of this condition and to present a cohort study of 90 patients. METHODOLOGY A review of the literature was made on Medline Pubmed up to May 2009 and a review was also… CONTINUE READING