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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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 repair.
KeyWords: Head trauma, Cerebrospinal fluid leak, Transcranial dural repair, management outcome.
Schubert, "Cerebellar hemorrhage caused by cerebrospinal fluid leak after spine surgery," Anesthesia & Analgesia, vol.
Woo, "Cerebrospinal fluid leak after anterior cervical disc fusion: an unusual cause of dysphagia and neck mass," Laryngoscope, vol.
Association of benign intracranial hypertension and spontaneous encephalocele with cerebrospinal fluid leak. Otol Neurotol 2012; 33: 1621-4.
Cerebrospinal fluid leak (CSF) is an uncommon complication of stapes surgery.

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