The Coronavirus pandemic holds the entire world in suspense: more than five million people were infected worldwide with the novel pathogen, Sars-CoV-2 – 181.765 of them so far in Germany.
Also, according to Corona complaints of the patients about loss of Smell
An international survey shows that a corona infection can go hand-in-hand with the loss of the sense of smell. The Virus attack, apparently, cells of the Riechepithels and concern for a failure of the receptors, reported to the Analysts involved in the University hospital in Dresden, Germany on whit Monday. As the cells regenerate regularly, from the blade of the smell disorder in many Affected, too. The phenomenon accompanied – unlike in the case of a flu with a stuffy nose.
The results from an online survey and are based on contributions from more than 4000 patients with Covid-19-diagnosis from more than 40 countries, as it was called. The analysis has so far been published only in a so-called Preprint Version, it has not yet been evaluated by independent experts and in a professional time schhrift published.
Many of the entries come from the USA, France and Italy. "We experience but also in Germany more and more former Corona-patients according to the disease and a limited ability to perceive smell klagen", Thomas Hummel said. The Professor is head of the interdisciplinary centre "Smell and Schmecken" at the ENT clinic of the Dresden University hospital. A sudden Dysosmia can be a reference to a possible Corona virus infection.
Many patients report parallel to this, supposedly also on changes in taste perception, might be according to Hummel, a interpretation error. Most of which could differ to previous findings according to the four tastes sweet, sour, bitter and salty, quite reliable. "What you are missing, are the flavors of the food. To recognize this need, it is the Interaction with the sense of smell.
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