The Ultrastructure of the Human Olfactory Mucosa

  • David Taylor Moran
  • Bruce W Jafek
  • J Carter RowleyIII


The purpose of this Chapter is to present a detailed description of the ultrastructure of the human olfactory mucosa. To this end, the Chapter is divided into four major sections which describe the biopsy technique; the ultrastructure of the normal olfactory mucosa in humans; the microvillar cell, and histopathologic changes of the olfactory mucosa in patients with olfactory dysfunctions.


Nasal Cavity Lamina Propria Basal Body Olfactory Epithelium Olfactory Dysfunction 
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  • David Taylor Moran
  • Bruce W Jafek
  • J Carter RowleyIII

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