Odor identification in Huntington's disease patients and asymptomatic gene carriers

Frederick W. Bylsma, Paul J. Moberg, Richard L. Doty, Jason Brandt

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Abstract

Odor identification was assessed in 20 Huntington's disease (HD) patients, 20 normal adults with the genetic mutation that causes HD, and 20 mutation-negative adults. The University of Pennsylvania Smell Identification Test (UPSIT) revealed substantial odor identification deficits only in HD patients.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)598-600
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences
Volume9
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - 1997
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology
  • Psychiatry and Mental health

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