Gustatory changes in patients with chronic otitis media, before and after middle-ear surgery
The Journal of Laryngology & Otology, 05/15/2012
Huang CC et al. – Middle–ear surgery for chronic otitis media not only treats the ear but also improves gustatory function in the majority of patients. In patients with intra–operative injury to the chorda tympani nerve, post–operative taste decline is only temporary.