Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak

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Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak

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The terms "Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak" returned 23 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

[Acute bacterial meningitis by Streptococcus agalactiae in a non pregnant woman associated to a cerebrospinal fluid leak: a case report].
 

Author(s): Bernardita González, Tomás Labatut, Andrés Soto, Alberto Fica, Marcelo Castro

Journal: Rev Chilena Infectol. 2013 Dec;30(6):665-8.

 

Streptococcus agalactiae is a rare cause of acute bacterial meningitis. We report the case of a middle age non-pregnant female patient, with no comorbitidies, who was hospitalized with acute meningitis. The pathogen was identified both in blood and CSF. She recovered uneventfully ...

Last Updated: 13 Feb 2014

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Intracranial hypotension headache caused by a massive cerebrospinal fluid leak successfully treated with a targeted c2 epidural blood patch: a case report.
 

Author(s): Kenneth T Sykes, Xiaobin Yi

Journal: Pain Physician. ;16(4):399-404.

 

Cervical epidural steroid injections, administered either interlaminarly or transforaminally, are common injection therapies used in many interventional pain management practices to treat cervicalgia or cervicobrachial pain secondary to spondylosis or intervertebral disc displacement ...

Last Updated: 23 Jul 2013

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Supine digital subtraction myelography for the demonstration of a dorsal cerebrospinal fluid leak in a patient with spontaneous intracranial hypotension: a technical note.
 

Author(s): Michael Carstensen, Navjot Chaudhary, Andrew Leung, Wai Ng

Journal: J Radiol Case Rep. 2012 Sep;6(9):1-9.

 

A patient with spontaneous intracranial hypotension due to a spinal cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) leak required localization of the leakage site prior to surgical management. Conventional, computed tomography and prone digital subtraction myelography failed to localize the dural tear, ...

Last Updated: 4 Feb 2013

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Incidence of Headache Following an Unintentional Dural Puncture
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Postdural Puncture Headache; Post-Lumbar Puncture Headache; Cerebrospinal Fluid Leaks

 

Last Updated: 31 Oct 2013

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CSF Leak Following Microvascular Decompression: the Benefit of Routine Postoperative Lumbar Tap
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Cranial Nerve Diseases; Facial Neuralgia; Trigeminal Neuralgia; Hemifacial Spasm

 

Last Updated: 27 Feb 2014

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Effect of Acetazolamide & Position in CSF Leakage and Collection and Wound Dehiscence
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Tethered Cord Syndrome; Split Cord Malformation; Lipoma of Spinal Cord

 

Last Updated: 31 May 2013

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