[Preoperative clinical, radiological and nuclear medical diagnostic and intra-operative findings in frontobasal cerebrospinal fluid fistula (author's transl)].

In 71 patients with rhinosurgical closed fronto-basal cerebrospinal fluid fistula the pre- and intra-operative findings are compared. Cerebrospinal fluid rhinorrhea in 80% and purulent meningitis in 44% were seen. In X-ray 52% fractures and 32% cloudiness of the paranasal sinuses were found, there were 21% false negative results. By nuclear medical… CONTINUE READING