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Prolonged Olfactory Dysfunction in the COVID-19 Era; Etiological Analysis in a Single-centered Cohort
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  • hiroko kawai,
  • kousuke hashimoto,
  • yuichi teranishi,
  • yuu nakagama,
  • yasutoshi kido,
  • kishiko sunami
hiroko kawai
Osaka Metropolitan University Graduate School of Medicine School of Medicine
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kousuke hashimoto
Osaka Metropolitan University Graduate School of Medicine School of Medicine
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yuichi teranishi
Osaka Metropolitan University Graduate School of Medicine School of Medicine
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yuu nakagama
Osaka Metropolitan University Graduate School of Medicine School of Medicine
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yasutoshi kido
Osaka Metropolitan University Graduate School of Medicine School of Medicine
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kishiko sunami
Osaka Metropolitan University Graduate School of Medicine School of Medicine
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Abstract

Key Points:  COVID-19 often cause prolonged olfactory dysfunction.  This study evaluated the relative burden of the COVID-19-related disease in a single-centered cohort of POD patients.  COVID-19-related POD was diagnosed serologically.  In the COVID-19 era, the local burden of POD increased two-fold.  It is important to use pleiotropic approach and robust measures, when we assess OD.