We describe a unique case in which spontaneous bilateral intrasphenoidal lateral encephaloceles were discovered in a 53-year-old man during a work-up for cerebrospinal fluid leak
. We discuss our clinical findings and the results of preoperative computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging.
In our view, the risk of complications (e.g., cerebrospinal fluid leak
, meningitis, brain herniation) inherent in opening a space in the tegmen tympani is nonexistent once it becomes unnecessary to open the dura or the internal acoustic canal.
None experienced a sustained hearing loss following surgery, and none had a cerebrospinal fluid leak
. Eleven patients experienced a partial temporary facial paralysis, and all recovered completely.
Spontaneous posterior fossa cerebrospinal fluid leak
. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 1993;108:192-5.
Leah has been suffering with Cerebrospinal fluid leak
(CSF) due to a lumbar puncture back in March 2017 and has internal compression on her veins.
She was discharged in a critical condition with uncontrolled fever for one week and returned on the eighth day to be diagnosed with postoperative cerebrospinal fluid leak
(CSF), a complication that might occur after cochlear implantation.
The utility of intratecal fluorescein in cerebrospinal fluid leak
KeyWords: Head trauma, Cerebrospinal fluid leak
, Transcranial dural repair, management outcome.
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Association of benign intracranial hypertension and spontaneous encephalocele with cerebrospinal fluid leak
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Cerebrospinal fluid leak
(CSF) is an uncommon complication of stapes surgery.