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    2016

University of Pennsylvania Smell Identification Test Abnormalities in Parkinson's Disease.

@article{Vengalil2016UniversityOP,
  title={University of Pennsylvania Smell Identification Test Abnormalities in Parkinson's Disease.},
  author={Seena Vengalil and Jagadish B Agadi and Kavali Raghavendra},
  journal={The Journal of the Association of Physicians of India},
  year={2016},
  volume={64 4},
  pages={
          32-36
        }
}
BACKGROUND Olfactory dysfunction is a predominant non - motor symptom in patients with Parkinson's disease. Indian studies on olfactory loss using standardized kits are lacking. OBJECTIVE 1) To assess the olfactory impairment in patients with Parkinson's disease 2) To verify the applicability of UPSIT to Indian subjects 3) To assess the correlation between olfactory dysfunction and duration, stage and severity of the illness. MATERIALS AND METHODS Patients with Parkinson's disease attending… CONTINUE READING

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