Olfactory Bulb Edema in a Patient with Loss of Smell due to COVID-19 infection


Loss of smell (anosmia) and loss of taste (dysgeusia) have been commonly noted in people with COVID-19 infection, including those without any other symptoms such as fever, cough or breathing difficulty. In a recent case, anosmia developed on day 7 of infection. MRI showed edema (swelling) and increased signal of olfactory bulbs and tracts. PatientContinue reading “Olfactory Bulb Edema in a Patient with Loss of Smell due to COVID-19 infection”

ANOSMIA, HYPOSMIA AND DYSGEUSIA can be the First Symptoms of Covid 19


Loss of Smell and Taste Could be Early Symptoms of Covid 19 The typical symptoms of Covid 19 are fever, cough and breathing difficulty. However, several cases have been reported, where patients presented with lack of smell and taste, who were later diagnosed to be having Covid 19. Many of these patients had no respiratoryContinue reading “ANOSMIA, HYPOSMIA AND DYSGEUSIA can be the First Symptoms of Covid 19”