Olfactory deficits a biomarker of Alzheimer’s disease?

 

REPORT FROM THE 67TH AMERICAN ACADEMY OF NEUROLOGY (AAN) ANNUAL MEETING – WASHINGTON DC, APRIL 18-25, 2015 – Impaired olfaction is a common observation in patients with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and Alzheimer’s disease, and has been variously attributed to neurodegenerative changes of the olfactory bulb, amygdala, hippocampus or other structures (Thomann et al. J Alzheimers Dis 2009;17:213-21; Kjelvik et al. BMC Neurol 2014;14:168).

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