Aging and olfactory and taste function

Kristin A. Seiberling, David B. Conley

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This article focuses on the change in olfaction and taste with aging. It discusses histopathology with an emphasis on age-related changes, causes of chemosensory dysfunction in the elderly, how to evaluate a patient with dysfunction, useful tests and imaging, clinical consequences of chemosensory impairments, and available treatment options.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1209-1228
Number of pages20
JournalOtolaryngologic Clinics of North America
Issue number6 SPEC.ISS.
StatePublished - Dec 2004

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Otorhinolaryngology


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