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Differential Diagnosis For Decreased sense of smell


List of current finding(s):

Trauma Causes
Head trauma
Cribiform plate fracture/injury
Electromagnetic, Physics, trauma, Radiation Causes
Head and neck radiation
Surgical, Procedure Complication
Nasal pack/tamponade procedure
Infectious Disorders (Specific Agent)
Hepatitis, viral
Amebic (Naegleria) meningoencephalitis
Nasal diphtheria/syndrome
Mucormycosis, rhinocerebral/phycomyco's
Pachymeningitis, hypertrophic cervical
Infected organ, Abscesses
Ethmoid sinusitis
Rhinitis, purulent
Sinusitis, acute
Granulomatous, Inflammatory Disorders
Midline lethal granuloma
Neoplastic Disorders
Brain tumor
Frontal lobe tumor
Kennedy syndrome
Sellar tumor/suprasellar extension
Carcinoma, nasopharynx
Meningioma, olfactory groove, frontal
Nose carcinoma
Nose papilloma
Paranasal sinus malignancy
Suprasella tumor
Allergic, Collagen, Auto-Immune Disorders
Rhinitis, allergic, seasonal
Mulberry turbinates/nasal allergy
Nasal polyps/sinus polyps
Posterior turbinate hypertrophy (mul)
Rhinitis, allergic, nonseasonal
Rhinitis, atopic
Multiple Sclerosis
Rhinitis, chronic hypertrophic
Metabolic, Storage Disorders
Neonatal hyperbilirubinemia
Diabetes mellitus
Deficiency Disorders
Vitamin B complex/deficiency
Zinc deficiency
Congenital, Developmental Disorders
CHARGE Congenital syndrome
Hypogonadism, hypogonadotropic, anosmia
Hereditary, Familial, Genetic Disorders
Dysautonomia, familial
Hypothalamic hypogonadism, Kallman's
Refsum's disease
Sjogren-Larsson syndrome
Usage, Degenerative, Necrosis, Age Related Disorders
Parkinson's disease (paralysis agitans)
Rhinitis, atrophic
Dementia, Lewy-body type
Anatomic, Foreign Body, Structural Disorders
Nose, foreign body
Sinus foreign body
Vegetative, Autonomic, Endocrine Disorders
Hypothyroidism (myxedema)
Vasomotor rhinitis
Cushing's disease/Syndrome
Hypothyroidism, juvenile
Reference to Organ System
Hepatic failure
Renal Failure Chronic
Frontal lobe lesion/disorder
Pernicious anemia
Nasal septum ulcer
Heirarchical Major Groups
Male status
Antibiotic/Antibacterial Administration/Toxicity
Corticosteroid Administration/Toxicity
Chemotherapy, cancer (anti-neoplastic)
Oxymetazoline (Afrin) nasal/Administration/Toxicity
Hypothyroidism, iodide
Nose drops addiction/decongestant
Poisoning (Specific Agent)
Cocaine abuse/intoxication
Dust inhalation
Solvent/inhalation/Huffing propane etc
Alcoholism, chronic
Dependence, cocaine
Metallic/ore dusts
Tobacco smoking/excess
Cadmium fumes/inhalation/toxicity
Defect or impairment of sense of smell, Difficult disting diff smells, Difficulty in distinguishing different smells, hyposmia, OLFACTORY IMPAIRMENT, Reduced sense of smell, Sense of smell impaired, Sense of smell impaired (finding)
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External Links Related to Decreased sense of smell
PubMed (National Library of Medicine)
NGC (National Guideline Clearinghouse)
Medscape (eMedicine)
Harrison's Online (accessmedicine)
NEJM (The New England Journal of Medicine)