Topical corticosteroids applied with a squirt system are more effective than a nasal spray for steroid-dependent olfactory impairment.

OBJECTIVES/HYPOTHESIS Oral corticosteroids may restore conductive olfactory dysfunction that has been defined as steroid-dependent olfactory loss, but the effect may be temporary. This study was designed to evaluate whether applying topical corticosteroids with a squirt system was more effective than using a nasal spray to maintain olfactory improvement… (More)