Spontaneous Cerebrospinal Fluid Rhinorrhea Associated With Temporal Lobe Meningoencephalocele in the Lateral Sphenoid Sinus in An Adult : Case Report

@inproceedings{Menk2005SpontaneousCF,
  title={Spontaneous Cerebrospinal Fluid Rhinorrhea Associated With Temporal Lobe Meningoencephalocele in the Lateral Sphenoid Sinus in An Adult : Case Report},
  author={Ahmet Menk{\"u} and B{\"u}lent Tucer and Ali Kurtsoy and Suat {\"O}ktem and C{\"u}neyt G{\"o}çmez and Hidayet AKDEM‹R and Geliflen Bir Spontan and Rinore Olgusu},
  year={2005}
}
Temporal lobe meningoencephalocele in the lateral sphenoid sinus is an uncommon, and potentially dangerous, pathological condition. Adult patients with meningoencephalocele in the sphenoid sinus often present with spontaneous cerebrospinal fluid rhinorrhea and should be considered for transsphenoidal or transcranial repair. Surgical repair of this fistula is recommended in order to reduce the risk of meningitis. Temporal lobe encephaloceles in the lateral sphenoid sinus have rarely been… CONTINUE READING

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