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By Christopher H. Hawkes,Richard L. Doty

checking out the experience of odor is frequently passed over or trivialized in the course of neurological exam. This complete overview will tackle this shortcoming by means of emphasizing the importance of this significant sensory modality. The Neurology of Olfaction describes the anatomy and body structure of human olfaction and the way it can be measured. The e-book covers neurologic problems intensive and a complete bankruptcy is dedicated to neurodegenerative problems, rather Alzheimer's affliction and Parkinson's illness, the place lack of odor is widespread and should be an early preclinical characteristic which may are expecting the onset of affliction in asymptomatic topics. eventually, the authors describe tools of remedy for anosmia, review its medicolegal significance, and provides assistance for these unlucky adequate to have misplaced their experience of odor. Written through specialists within the box, this e-book offers details precious to physicians for assessing and dealing with chemosensory problems and summarizes the present clinical wisdom of human olfaction.

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