Olfactory Dysfunction After TBI

Research Update: Olfactory Dysfunction After TBI

A brief summary of current research.

Olfactory Dysfunction After Head Injury

Haxel, BR, Grant, L, Mackay-Sim, A. Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation, Vol. 23, No. 6, pp. 407-413.

Nearly thirteen percent of participants in this study had a decreased sense of smell after head trauma. The presence of skull-base fractures and intracranial bleeding or bruising was positively connected with a difficulty perceiving smells as well.

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Posted on BrainLine October 21, 2009.