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Olfaction Disorders MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Olfaction Disorders
Tree Number(s)
C10.597.751.600
C23.888.592.763.550
Unique ID
D000857
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000857
Scope Note
Impaired ability to smell. This may be caused by OLFACTORY NERVE DISEASES; PARANASAL SINUS DISEASES; viral RESPIRATORY TRACT INFECTIONS; CRANIOCEREBRAL TRAUMA; SMOKING; and other conditions.
Entry Term(s)
Cacosmia
Dysosmia
Impaired Olfaction
Olfactory Impairment
Paraosmia
Parosmia
Phantosmia
Smell Disorders
Smell Dysfunction
NLM Classification #
WV 301
See Also
Olfactory Nerve Diseases
Public MeSH Note
2000; see ANOSMIA 1963-1999
History Note
2000(1963)
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2021/06/30
Olfaction Disorders Preferred
Phantosmia Narrower
Smell Dysfunction Narrower
Olfactory Impairment Related
Paraosmia Narrower
Impaired Olfaction Related
Cacosmia Narrower
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