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Chemosensory Dysfunction in Head and Neck Cancer Patients

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Head and neck cancer therapy may cause significant disturbances to the sensory structures and can have direct effect such as chemosensory dysfunction that may indirectly affect the general health and quality of life of cancer patients. This chapter covers all about smell and taste disturbances and their management.

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  • Anosmia
  • Ageusia
  • Dysosmia
  • Dysgeusia

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Niermann, K., Murphy, B.A. (2022). Chemosensory Dysfunction in Head and Neck Cancer Patients. In: Nair, R. (eds) Orofacial Supportive Care in Cancer . Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-86510-8_12

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