Tuesday, 6 January 2009


Woman's fishy-smelling mystery solved

A WOMAN who spent four decades puzzled by a pungent body odour resembling rotting fish has finally had the smell explained by Australian doctors.  The woman has been diagnosed with an incurable genetic condition called trimethylaminuria, or fish malodour syndrome, which affects the smell of sweat, breath and urine ...

By Tamara McLean, October 19, 2008, at http://www.news.com.au/story/0,23599,24520524-13762,00.html

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