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How high is the risk of losing sense of taste when having operation in the cribriform plate ethmoid region?

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Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine

In brief: The components

of taste include the taste buds on your tongue and the NASAL input (smell) and both are imoportant.
The operation you describe may have a very small risk of damaging the Olfactory nerve (one component!!) Hope this is helpful Dr Z

In brief: The components

of taste include the taste buds on your tongue and the NASAL input (smell) and both are imoportant.
The operation you describe may have a very small risk of damaging the Olfactory nerve (one component!!) Hope this is helpful Dr Z
Dr. Richard Zimon
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