Difficulties in treatment of CSF leakage associated with a temporal meningocele

  title={Difficulties in treatment of CSF leakage associated with a temporal meningocele},
  author={Doğa G{\"u}rkanlar and Mahmut Akyuz and C. Açıkbaş and Cenk Ermol and Recai Tuncer},
  journal={Acta Neurochirurgica},
Temporal meningocele is a rarely encountered pathology. It is caused by communication between the subarachnoid space of the middle fossa and lateral extension of the sphenoid sinus. Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) pressures and the hydrostatic pulsatile forces may lead to the development of pitholes on the middle fossa at the sites of arachnoid villi with herniation of dura/arachnoid or brain tissue into the sinus. We describe an adult patient who presented with spontaneous CSF rhinorrhea due to a… CONTINUE READING
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