cerebrospinal fluid leak

cerebrospinal fluid leak

CSF leak Neurology The inappropriate loss of fluid from the otherwise sealed CSF space Etiology Trauma to head–eg CSF rhinorrhea, CSF otorrhea, cranial base surgery Diagnosis Suspicious post-op nasal or ear drainage, β-transferrin assay, endoscopic fluorescein technique Imaging MRI, CT, CT cisternography, radioisotope scans Treatment Soft tissue and mucosal flaps, biomaterial grafting
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KEY WORDS: Cerebrospinal fluid leak, Posterior cranial fossa surgery, Cerebrospinal fluid lumbar drainage.
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In addition, adults aged 19 years or older should receive the PPSV23 vaccine at least 8 weeks after PCVI3 only if they have "anatomical or functional asplenia, cerebrospinal fluid leak, or cochlear implant," or if they are deemed immunocompromised.
Cerebrospinal fluid leak management following cerebellopontine angle surgery.
Management of brain herniation and cerebrospinal fluid leak in revision chronic ear surgery.
In addition, six months after surgery, the cerebrospinal fluid leak rate with Synthecel Dura Repair was zero and no adhesions were observed.
In 2012, the committee made its first recommendation for PCV13, targeting patients 19 years and older who have immunocompromising conditions, functional or anatomic asplenia, cerebrospinal fluid leak, or cochlear implants.
An outside general surgeon had attempted excision of the mass but encountered a pulsatile lesion and was concerned about a possible cerebrospinal fluid leak.

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