The vomeronasal organ – incidence in a Bulgarian population

  title={The vomeronasal organ – incidence in a Bulgarian population},
  author={G. Stoyanov and K. Moneva and N. Sapundzhiev and A. Tonchev},
  journal={The Journal of Laryngology \&\#x0026; Otology},
  pages={344 - 347}
Abstract Background: The vomeronasal organ is an accessory olfactory organ found in vertebrates that specialises in the chemoreception of pheromones. This study aimed to explore the existence and occurrence of the vomeronasal organ in adult humans. Methods: A total of 966 consecutive video recordings of out-patient nasopharyngolaryngoscopies performed at the St Marina University Hospital, Varna, Bulgaria, were retrospectively reviewed. Results: Data analysis showed that from the evaluable cases… Expand
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