Olfactory dysfunction in Parkinson’s disease and parkinsonian syndromes

Katerina Markopoulou, Bruce A. Chase

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The olfactory system is composed of the olfactory epithelium, the olfactory nerves, the olfactory bulbs, the olfactory tracts, and the median and lateral olfactory striae that terminate in the contralateral hemisphere or the ipsilateral amygdaloid nucleus, septal nuclei, and hypothalamus. A schematic representation of the olfactory pathways and their connections is shown in Figures 24.1 and 24.2.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationParkinson's Disease, Second Edition
PublisherCRC Press
Number of pages13
ISBN (Electronic)9781439807156
ISBN (Print)9781439807149
StatePublished - Jan 1 2012
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Neuroscience
  • General Medicine


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