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Recurrent cerebrospinal fluid rhinorrhea: a case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7247905     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Presented is a young man who continued to have CSF rhinorrhea for 3.5 years before the diagnosis was incidentally made. This man had undergone several high-quality physical examinations without detection of the problem. CSF rhinorrhea occurs when the cribriform plate is fractured and a fistula forms through the entrapped meninges. Diagnosis can usually be made with either CT scan or nuclear medicine studies. Repair of the fistula is essential to prevent meningitis.
Authors:
L E Dodd
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Aviation, space, and environmental medicine     Volume:  52     ISSN:  0095-6562     ISO Abbreviation:  Aviat Space Environ Med     Publication Date:  1981 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1981-08-10     Completed Date:  1981-08-10     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7501714     Medline TA:  Aviat Space Environ Med     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  315-6     Citation Subset:  IM; S    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Cerebrospinal Fluid Rhinorrhea / diagnosis,  physiopathology*
Humans
Male
Recurrence

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