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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Bohnen NI, Gedela S, Herath P Constantine GM, Moore RY Selective hyposmia in Parkinson disease: association with hippocampal dopamine activity.
Hyposmia was evaluated using the Sniffin' Stick test (Hummel et al.
The 10% prevalence of hyposmia is based on a study that screened 361 asymptomatic, 50- to 75-year-old relatives of patients with idiopathic Parkinson's.
Those with baseline hyposmia (n = 23) experienced no improvement.
In addition to nasal obstruction orepistaxis, anterior extension can lead to rhinorrhea, hyposmia, and anosmia.
3] This blockage might theoretically lead to hyposmia.
The patient had associated facial fullness, hyposmia, and recurrent headaches--symptoms that suggest a diagnosis of sinusitis.
Anterior nasal discharge, sneezing spells, hyposmia, and wheezing were not significantly resolved by either surgery.
The second patient was a 67-year-old man who complained of hyposmia, headaches, and nasal stuffiness associated with recurrent sinusitis.
The test has been shown clinically to be valid and reliable, distinguishing between patients with normal olfaction function and those with hyposmia or anosmia.
Hyposmia is usually the first symptom in patients with CRS with nasal polyposis.