Taste and Smell Disorders

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Thieme, 1997 - Medical - 201 pages
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Approximately two million Americans suffer from taste & smell disorders. This much-needed book provides complete information on the pathophysiology, anatomy, biochemistry, patient evaluation, & treatment of chemosensory disorders. More than a dozen new topics are covered, including:
 

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Contents

Basic Anatomy and Physiology of Olfaction
20
Practical Approaches to Clinical Olfactory Testing
38
Olfactory Loss Secondary to Nasal and Sinus Pathology
52
Postviral Olfactory Loss
72
Olfactory Loss Secondary to Toxic Exposure
88
Olfactory Mucosal Biopsy and Related Histology
107
Basic Anatomy and Physiology of Taste
128
Taste Testing in Clinical Practice
146
Burning Mouth Syndrome
159
Aging and the Chemical Senses
172
Index
195
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