neurology
Sensory disorders

Coronavirus: sustentacular cells explain why some people develop anosmia

Simon Gane and Jane Parker

Consultant Rhinologist and ENT surgeon, City, University of London;
Associate Professor, Flavour Chemistry, University of Reading

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From the first reports coming out of Wuhan, Iran and later Italy, we knew that losing your sense of smell (anosmia) was a significant symptom of the disease. Now, after months of reports, both anecdotal and more rigorous clinical findings, we think we have a model for how this virus may cause smell loss. One of ...

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