phantosmia

Dictionary of Hallucinations. . 2010.

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  • Parosmia — SignSymptom infobox Name = Parosmia ICD10 = ICD10|R|43|1|r|40 ICD9 = ICD9|781.1 Parosmia is a distorted sense of olfaction, often resulting in phantom, non existent, and mostly unpleasant, smells.Parosmia is a disorder of sense of smell when an… …   Wikipedia

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  • olfactory hallucination —    Also known as phantosmia, phantom smell, and hallucination of smell. The term olfactory hallucination is indebted to the Latin verb ol(e)facere, which means to smell. Using source localization as a guiding principle, olfactory hallucinations… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

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