Porencephalic cyst: a review of the literature and management of a rare cause of cerebrospinal fluid otorrhea.

@article{Ryzenman2007PorencephalicCA,
  title={Porencephalic cyst: a review of the literature and management of a rare cause of cerebrospinal fluid otorrhea.},
  author={John Martin Ryzenman and Vanessa S. Rothholtz and Richard J Wiet},
  journal={Otology & neurotology : official publication of the American Otological Society, American Neurotology Society [and] European Academy of Otology and Neurotology},
  year={2007},
  volume={28 3},
  pages={381-6}
}
OBJECTIVE To discuss the first reported case of spontaneous cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) otorrhea caused by a massive CSF-containing porencephalic cyst. STUDY DESIGN A case report and review of the literature (MEDLINE 1962-2005). SETTING A tertiary neurotologic referral center. PATIENT A 65-year-old woman with congenital hemiplegia presented with left-sided spontaneous CSF otorrhea of 4-month duration. An audiogram revealed a mixed hearing loss. High-resolution computed tomography revealed a… CONTINUE READING

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