Quiz: Loss of Smell
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Anosmia is the total loss of smell. Most people with anosmia can taste sweet, sour, salty, and bitter substances but cannot distinguish among specific flavors. This is because the sense of smell makes it possible to distinguish among flavors, not taste receptors as many people erroneously believe. Which of the following is NOT a common cause of anosmia?

  • A.

    Aging (60 years and older)

  • B.

    High humidity

  • C.

    Head injury

  • D.

    Viral infections

Am I correct?