Smell – impaired

Alternative Names

Loss of smell; Anosmia

Definition of Smell – impaired

Impaired smell is the partial or total loss of the sense of smell.

Review

Linda J. Vorvick, MD, Medical Director, MEDEX Northwest Division of Physician Assistant Studies, University of Washington, School of Medicine; Seth Schwartz, MD, MPH, Otolaryngologist, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, Washington. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc. – 9/9/2009

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