[Post-traumatic taste and smell disorders: forensic aspects]

Rev Stomatol Chir Maxillofac. Nov-Dec 2010;111(5-6):296-8. doi: 10.1016/j.stomax.2010.10.009. Epub 2010 Nov 25.
[Article in French]

Abstract

The impact of anosmia or ageusia may be considerable for some occupations. Expert assessment shows how difficult it is to prove the diagnosis. A specialist is usually needed to demonstrate the asserted disorder. Damage compensation is based on the patient's occupation and coverage.

Publication types

  • English Abstract

MeSH terms

  • Craniocerebral Trauma / complications*
  • Diagnosis, Differential
  • Disability Evaluation
  • Electrodiagnosis
  • Forensic Medicine*
  • France
  • Humans
  • Olfaction Disorders / diagnosis
  • Olfaction Disorders / etiology*
  • Olfactory Nerve / physiopathology
  • Taste Disorders / diagnosis
  • Taste Disorders / etiology*
  • Tongue / physiopathology
  • Trigeminal Nerve / physiopathology