cerebrospinal fluid rhinorrhea


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rhinorrhea

 [ri″no-re´ah]
the free discharge of a thin nasal mucus.
cerebrospinal fluid rhinorrhea discharge of cerebrospinal fluid through the nose, usually due to skull fracture.

cer·e·bro·spi·nal flu·id rhi·nor·rhe·a

a discharge of cerebrospinal fluid from the nose.

cer·e·bro·spi·nal flu·id rhi·nor·rhe·a

(ser'ĕ-brō-spī'năl flū'id rī-nōr-ē'ă)
A discharge of cerebrospinal fluid from the nose. Basal skull fracture may cause tears in the dura, thus allowing cerebrospinal fluid to leak through the nose.

cer·e·bro·spi·nal flu·id rhi·nor·rhe·a

(ser'ĕ-brō-spī'năl flū'id rī-nōr-ē'ă)
Discharge of cerebrospinal fluid from the nose.
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The preferred treatment is excision via a frontal craniotomy approach for those patients whose gliomas have an intracranial connection, for those patients who have cerebrospinal fluid rhinorrhea, and for those who have recurrent episodes of meningitis.
It was removed via lateral rhinotomy without cerebrospinal fluid rhinorrhea.
There were no cases of blindness, cerebrospinal fluid rhinorrhea, or death.

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