She said: "Some people think anosmia
should be seen as a disability but I don't think you can put it alongside being blind or deaf.
What happens in a condition like anosmia
is that the olfactory nerves are damaged or dead.
17People who cannot smell have a condition called anosmia
People experience sudden-onset anosmia
, finding food less appetizing, though congenital anosmics rarely complain about this.
org SMELL Smelling disorders are mainly to do with the loss of the sense of smell, which is known as Anosmia
occurs as a result of shearing of the olfactory nerves through the cribiform plate.
Scientists funded by the National Institutes of Health have restored the ability to smell in a mouse model of a human genetic disorder that causes congenital anosmia
-- the inability to smell from birth.
Success rates of up to 80%2 have been reported; however, there is additional morbidity related to the craniotomy as well as the risk of anosmia
owing to damage to the olfactory tracts.
Potentially abnormal findings include: * Anosmia
* "Bewildered" affect, especially in later stages * Failure of "One-Leg Standing" test [cannot stand 5 seconds on one leg] * Numerous "subtle neurologic abnormalities" [the presence of subtle findings which are non-diagnostic in and of themselves, including: generally diminished DTRs, decreased grip strength, pronator drift, etc.
Prior to that, investors say Matrixx had touted the business success and safety of Zicam in the media and in response to some reports of anosmia
in Zicam users and a handful of related product liability lawsuits.
There is a rare medical condition called anosmia
, wherein one loses one's sense of smell and taste.
A person who can't smell has a condition called anosmia
8%), sudden reddening of the face and neck (10,5%), anosmia
Most of the patients showed improvement in odor perception; this coincides with improvement in nasal obstruction as it is the proposed etiological factor for hyposmia and anosmia
According to the agency, it received ''more than 130 reports of anosmia
(loss of sense of smell, which in some cases can be long-lasting or permanent) associated with use of [the Zicam] products.