Treatment of anosmia caused by COVID-19: case report


  • Jose M. P. De Godoy Department of Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery; Clinica Godoy, Sao Jose do Rio Preto, Brazil
  • Livia M. P. De Godoy Clinica Godoy, Sao Jose do Rio Preto, Brazil; Instituto Lauro de Souza Lima, Bauru, Brazil
  • Henrique J. P. De Godoy FAMERP, São José do Rio Preto, Brazil; Clinica Godoy, Sao Jose do Rio Preto, Brazil
  • Maria De F. G. Godoy FAMERP, São José do Rio Preto, Brazil; Clinica Godoy, Sao Jose do Rio Preto, Brazil



COVID-19, Anosmia, Sequelae, Treatment


The aim of the present study was to report the reversal of anosmia within minutes in a patient with a one-month history of COVID-19. Self-reported olfactory and taste (sweet, sour, bitter, and salty) disorders and anosmia are common in patients having had COVID-19. However, there is no specific treatment described in the literature. The present study reports a case of a 23-year-old patient with a one-month history of COVID-19 and anosmia who experienced an immediate improvement in symptoms with the use of cervical and facial lymphatic therapy.


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