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Congenital anosmia


Other Names for this Disease

  • ANIC
  • Isolated congenital anosmia
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  • Is there any hope for a return of smell for someone who has never smelled? I have been diagnosed by several neurologists and had the round of brain MRI with contrast and other tests. No one found a cause for my anosmia. I just wondered if there is anything that could be done to restore it after 45 years. Click here for answer

  • How common is congenital anosmia?  Is there a cure or any treatment?
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Other Names for this Disease
  • ANIC
  • Isolated congenital anosmia
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.