Olfactory functioning in early multiple sclerosis: Sniffin' Sticks Test study


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BATUR ÇAĞLAYAN H. Z. , Irkec C., NAZLIEL B., Gurses A., Capraz I.

NEUROPSYCHIATRIC DISEASE AND TREATMENT, vol.12, pp.2143-2147, 2016 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 12
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.2147/ndt.s116195
  • Journal Name: NEUROPSYCHIATRIC DISEASE AND TREATMENT
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.2143-2147
  • Keywords: demyelinating diseases, multiple sclerosis, odors, olfaction, olfaction disorders, smell, ODOR DISCRIMINATION, TURKISH POPULATION, DYSFUNCTION, IDENTIFICATION, THRESHOLD, DISEASE

Abstract

Introduction: Previous studies have shown that olfactory functioning is affected by multiple sclerosis (MS). This study assessed the level of the olfactory impairment in early MS by using the Sniffin' Sticks Test.