Postoperative dissemination of fat particles in the subarachnoid pathways.

@article{McAllister1992PostoperativeDO,
  title={Postoperative dissemination of fat particles in the subarachnoid pathways.},
  author={Jeff McAllister and Luigi Scotti and J W Bookwalter},
  journal={AJNR. American journal of neuroradiology},
  year={1992},
  volume={13 4},
  pages={1265-7}
}
A case of postoperative dissemination of fat particles into the cerebrospinal fluid pathways is reported. Following removal of a foramen magnum meningioma, a postoperative MR scan showed fat droplets in the basal cisterns and in the frontal horns of the lateral ventricles. The patient was asymptomatic and a repeat MR scan 7 months later was normal, with resolution and clearing of the previously noted cerebrospinal fluid fat. 
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