hyposmia


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hyposmia

 [hi-poz´me-ah]
diminished sensitivity of smell.

hy·pos·mi·a

(hī-poz'mē-ă),
Diminished sense of smell, due to transport disorders (in nasal obstruction) or to sensorineural disorders (affecting the olfactory neuroepithelium or the central olfactory neural pathways); may be both hereditary or aquired. It may be general to all odorants, partial to some odorants, or specific to one or more odorants.
[hypo- + G. osmē, smell]

hyposmia

/hy·pos·mia/ (hi-poz´me-ah) diminished sense of smell.

hyposmia

Diminished sensitivity to smell

hy·pos·mi·a

(hī-poz'mē-ă)
Diminished sense of smell.
[hypo- + G. osmē, smell]

hyposmia

A reduced sense of smell.

hy·pos·mi·a

(hī-poz'mē-ă)
Diminished sense of smell; may be both hereditary or acquired; may be general to all odorants, partial to some odorants, or more specific.
[hypo- + G. osmē, smell]
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Assuming a 10% prevalence of hyposmia, we would need to screen 70,000 individuals.
Hyposmia is usually the first symptom in patients with CRS with nasal polyposis.
All had a normal sense of smell according to the SOIT, although three had hyposmia (a reduced ability to smell and to detect odors) according to the 1-butanol test.
17%), hyposmia in 38 cases of sinonasal masses (31.
Our current finding that olfactory disorder was more severe in PSP patients than in healthy controls is also consistent with a previous study [37], which applied the University of Pennsylvania Smell Identification Test to identify hyposmia.
25) or the prevalence of anosmia and hyposmia (p = 0.
INTRODUCTION: Kallmann syndrome is an inherited disorder characterized by hypogonadotrophic hypogonadism and anosmia or hyposmia.
In patients with Parkinson's disease (PD), nonmotor symptoms such as hyposmia, mood disorders, sleep disorders, and autonomic abnormalities often precede motor symptoms, and [alpha]-synuclein deposition in the olfactory bulb, enteric plexus, or dorsal motor nucleus of the vagus nerves is considered to proceed to nigral degeneration [1].