Froin syndrome

Froin syn·drome

(frwah[n]),
an alteration in the cerebrospinal fluid, which is yellowish and coagulates spontaneously in a few seconds after withdrawal, owing to its greatly increased protein (albumin and globulin) content; noted in loculated portions of the subarachnoid space isolated from spinal fluid circulation by an inflammatory or neoplastic obstruction.
Synonym(s): loculation syndrome

Froin syn·drome

(frwahn[h] sin'drōm)
An alteration in the cerebrospinal fluid, which is yellowish and coagulates spontaneously in a few seconds after withdrawal, owing to its greatly increased protein (albumin and globulin) content; noted in loculated portions of the subarachnoid space isolated from spinal fluid circulation by an inflammatory or neoplastic obstruction.

Froin syndrome

(frwon)
[Georges Froin, Fr. physician, 1874–1932]
The presence of yellow cerebrospinal fluid that coagulates rapidly. This is associated with any condition in which the fluid in the spinal canal is prevented from mixing with the cerebrospinal fluid in the ventricles.

Froin,

Georges, French physician, 1874-1932.
Froin syndrome - an alteration in cerebrospinal fluid noted in loculated portions of the subarachnoid space isolated from spinal fluid circulation by an inflammatory or neoplastic obstruction. Synonym(s): loculation syndrome
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