Spontaneous Cerebrospinal Fluid Otorrhea from a Persistent Tympanomeningeal Fissure Presenting as Recurrent Serous Otitis Media

@article{Zakaryan2015SpontaneousCF,
  title={Spontaneous Cerebrospinal Fluid Otorrhea from a Persistent Tympanomeningeal Fissure Presenting as Recurrent Serous Otitis Media},
  author={A. Zakaryan and Lars Poulsgaard and C. Hollander and K. Fugleholm},
  journal={Journal of Neurological Surgery Reports},
  year={2015},
  volume={76},
  pages={e117 - e119}
}
  • A. Zakaryan, Lars Poulsgaard, +1 author K. Fugleholm
  • Published 2015
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Neurological Surgery Reports
  • We describe spontaneous cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) otorrhea through a patent tympanomeningeal (Hyrtl) fissure presenting as recurrent serous otitis media. The CSF leak was observed when a drain was placed through the tympanic membrane by an otologist. The diagnosis was then confirmed by computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging, and the patient underwent a successful surgical treatment via a retrosigmoid approach. We describe the case and review causes of spontaneous CSF rhinorrhea… CONTINUE READING
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