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n SA Journal of Radiology - Spontaneous lateral sphenoid cerebrospinal fluid fistula : MRI diagnosis : case report

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Abstract

Spontaneous or primary cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) fistula is a rare cause of CSF rhinorrhoea. Magnetic resonance imaging with high-resolution highly T2-weighted images is valuable in pre-operative localisation and characterisation of the defect, particularly if a transnasal endoscopic approach is planned. This report describes the radiological evaluation and surgical management of a 53-year-old man who presented with a spontaneous lateral sphenoid CSF fistula.

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2012-02-01
2016-12-07
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