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Hypergeusia is a taste disorder where the sense is abnormally heightened.[1][2]

It can be associated with a lesion of the posterior fossa and Addison's Disease; where a patient will crave for salty and sour taste due to the abnormal loss of ions with urine.[3]


  1. ^ "Definition: hypergeusia from Online Medical Dictionary". 
  2. ^ "Dorlands Medical Dictionary:hypergeusia". 
  3. ^ Noda S, Hiromatsu K, Umezaki H, Yoneda S (June 1989). "Hypergeusia as the presenting symptom of a posterior fossa lesion". J. Neurol. Neurosurg. Psychiatr. 52 (6): 804–5.  

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