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Parosmia is an altered sense of smell.[1]

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An altered sense of smell occurs in approximately 15% of the US population.[2]

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The World Health Organization's definition of Post COVID-19 condition (Long COVID) includes an altered sense of smell in the list of possible symptoms.[3]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 "Lost or changed sense smell". National Health Service. December 21, 2017. Retrieved December 12, 2021.
  2. "Smell Disorders". NIDCD. Retrieved December 12, 2021.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Soriano, Joan B.; Allan, Maya; Alsokhn, Carine; Alwan, Nisreen A.; Askie, Lisa; Davis, Hannah E.; Diaz, Janet V.; Dua, Tarun; de Groote, Wouter; Jakob, Robert; Lado, Marta; Marshall, John; Murthy, Srin; Preller, Jacobus; Relan, Pryanka; Schiess, Nicoline; Seahwag, Archana (October 6, 2021), A clinical case definition of post COVID-19 condition by a Delphi consensus, World Health Organization (WHO) clinical case definition working group on post COVID-19 condition, World Health Organization