Orthostatic headache syndrome with CSF leak secondary to bony pathology of the cervical spine.

@article{Eross2002OrthostaticHS,
  title={Orthostatic headache syndrome with CSF leak secondary to bony pathology of the cervical spine.},
  author={Eric J Eross and David W Dodick and Kent D Nelson and Peter Bosch and Morgan Lyons},
  journal={Cephalalgia : an international journal of headache},
  year={2002},
  volume={22 6},
  pages={439-43}
}
The syndrome of orthostatic (low pressure) headaches is well described and most commonly occurs following deliberate violation of the dura (e.g. lumbar puncture). This syndrome can also occur spontaneously and results from the leakage of CSF. We describe three patients who suffered from spontaneous CSF leaks secondary to bony pathology of the cervical spine, and propose that this may be a more common aetiology than originally thought. Often these patients are difficult to manage medically, and… CONTINUE READING