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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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

a discharge of cerebrospinal fluid from the nose.
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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.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

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.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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There were no incidents of internal carotid artery injury, orbital hematoma, blindness, diplopia, epiphora, cerebrospinal fluid rhinorrhea, pneumocephalus, brain injury, brain abscess, meningitis, or death in this series.

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