Corpus ID: 22083299

A retrospective analysis of spontaneous sphenoid sinus fistula: MR and CT findings.

  title={A retrospective analysis of spontaneous sphenoid sinus fistula: MR and CT findings.},
  author={P. Shetty and M. Shroff and G. Fatterpekar and D. Sahani and M. Kirtane},
  journal={AJNR. American journal of neuroradiology},
  volume={21 2},
  • P. Shetty, M. Shroff, +2 authors M. Kirtane
  • Published 2000
  • Medicine
  • AJNR. American journal of neuroradiology
  • BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE The sphenoid sinus is rarely implicated as a site of spontaneous CSF fistula. We undertook this study to evaluate the potential etiopathogenesis of spontaneous CSF fistula involving the sphenoid sinus and to review the imaging findings. METHODS We retrospectively reviewed the imaging findings of 145 cases of CSF fistula from our departmental archives (August 1995 through August 1998). Fifteen (10%) patients had CSF fistulas involving the sphenoid sinus. Eleven (7… CONTINUE READING
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