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Keep current with the latest research in smell loss

Scientific research can be daunting to read but keeping informed is an important way to stay connected to the AbScent community. We will periodically update this area with new and ongoing research projects. Most of the scientific papers listed below are summarized in abstracts which often times present the research in layman's terms. 

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  • Hopkins C, Alanin M, Philpott C, Harries P, Whitcroft K, Qureishi A, Anari S, Ramakrishnan Y, Sama A, Davies E, Stew B, Gane S, Carrie S, Hathorn I, Bhalla R, Kelly C, Hill N, Boak D, Kumar B N, Management of new onset loss of sense of smell during the COVID‐19 pandemic ‐ BRS Consensus Guidelines, Clinical Otaolaryngology, August 27, 2020

  • Galougahi M K, MD, Ghorbani J, MD, Bakhshayeshkaram M, MD, Naeini A S, MD, Haseli, S, Olfactory Bulb Magnetic Resonance Imaging in SARS-CoV-2-Induced Anosmia: The First Report, Journal of Academic Radiology, April 13, 2020​​​​​​

  • Yan C, MD,  Faraji F, MD PhD, Prajapati D, BS, DeConde A, MD, Boone C, MD PhD, Association of chemosensory dysfunction and Covid‐19 in patients presenting with influenza‐like symptoms, Allergy and Rhinology, April 12, 2020
  • Mao L , Jin H, Wang M, Hu Y, Chen S, He Q, Chang J, Hong C, Zhou Y, Wang D, Miao X, Li Y, MD PhD,  Hu B, MD PhDNeurologic Manifestations of Hospitalized Patients With Coronavirus Disease 2019 in Wuhan, China, JAMA Neurology, April 10, 2020
  • Eliezer M MD; Hautefort C MD; Hamel A MD; Verillaud B MD; Herman P MD, PhD; Houdart E MD, PhD; Eloit C MD Sudden and Complete Olfactory Loss Function as a Possible Symptom of COVID-19, JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Published online April 8, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.0832
  • Lechien J, Chiesa-Estomba C, Saussez S, Olfactory and gustatory dysfunctions as a clinical presentation of mild-to-moderate forms of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19): a multicenter European study, Rhinology, April 6, 2020
  • Gane S, Kelly C, Hopkins C Isolated sudden onset anosmia in COVID-19 infection. A novel syndrome? Rhinology, March 29, 2020
  • Bagheri S, Asghari A,  Farhadi M, Shamshiri A, Kabir A, Kamrava S, Jalessi M, Mohebbi A, Alizadeh R, Honarmand A, Ghalehbaghi B, Salimi A, Coincidence of COVID-19 epidemic and olfactory dysfunction outbreak, MedRxiv Preprint March 23, 2020

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