Changes in Olfactory Bulb Explain Loss of Smell in Early Stages of Parkinson’s Disease, Study Finds

Changes in Olfactory Bulb Explain Loss of Smell in Early Stages of Parkinson’s Disease, Study Finds
The olfactory bulb is significantly smaller in Parkinson’s disease patients compared to healthy individuals, a new study found, providing an anatomical explanation for the loss of the sense of smell in the early stages of the disease. The discovery, “A ventral glomerular deficit in Parkinson’s disease revealed by whole olfactory bulb reconstruction,” was published in the journal BrainIt results from joint work of two research ... read more
Source: Parkinson’s News TodayPublished on 2017-09-22By Catarina Silva