Csf Rhinorrhea Handkerchief Test

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Traumatic Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak: Diagnosis and Management

Handker chief test: When the discharge from the nose is buried in a handkerchief or dry gauze, the CSF is more like-ly to be clear if it is not sticky The Handker chief test is a test to determine the nasal discharge, which is unclear and sticky due to mucin secretion from the nose. Glucose oxidized test: The CSF glucose from nasal or

10 1 1999 KISEP Case Reports J Clinical Otolaryngol 1999 10 83-86

Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) leakage occurs as a consequence of severe head trauma in which the cranial vault or base of the skull is fractured. We experienced an interesting case of traumatic CSF rhinorrhea associated with acupuncture. A 45 year old man suffered from bloody rhinorrhea and headaches after acupuncture was

The Nose

-Halo sign: an important marker for CSF rhinorrhea. It s a clear ring which surrounds a central bloody spot after bloody nasal discharge is dropped upon a handkerchief or paper towel. It does not stiffen the handkerchief. This test may be done immediately after trauma in case of suspicion. It s to be noted

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Tobey Ayer/Queckenstedt(CSF press ), CRowe Beck(Ret v engorgement)-lat sinus ↑ thrombophlebitis Trendelenburg-unstable hip 2ME(MercaptoEthanol) agglutination-diff b/n active&inactive brucellosis valgus stress-MCL valsalva, Politzer, catheterisation, methylene blue, Toynbee, inflation deflation, sonotubometry, Frenzel-Eustachian tube patency

CSF LEAK - Nassem Talaat

-Halo sign: an important marker for CSF rhinorrhea. It sa clear ring which surrounds a central bloody spot after bloody nasal discharge is dropped upon a handkerchief or paper towel. It does not stiffen the handkerchief. This test may be done immediately after trauma in case of suspicion.-It sto be noted that either tears or saliva is

ORIGINAL ARTICLE A Study of Clinical Profile and Factors

The CSF leak was successfully repaired by the endoscopic endonasal approach in six (86%) patients. About 71% of patients who were put on conservative measures responded favorably in the 1st week only and the rest 29% needed 2 weeks for stoppage of CSF rhinorrhea. Conclusion: Cerebrospinal fluid rhinorrhea has varied etiology.

내시경하 비중격 점막 피판술로 치료한 자발성 뇌척수액 비루 1예

ous) CSF rhinorrhea with normal cerebrospinal pressure is a rare condition, occurring in only 4% of cases. We recently experienced a case of spontaneous CSF rhinorrhea complicated with bacterial meningitis. The defect site was identified in the left sphenoid sinus and was successfully repaired with a nasoseptal flap under an endoscopic approach.

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CSF rhinorrhoea or otorrhoea Scalp bruising, haematoma or laceration Persisting headache and vomiting Difficulty in clinical assessment in alcoholics, drug intoxications, epilepsy, children or elderly. The presence of a skull fracture with loss of consciousness is associated with chances of intracranial haematoma. It also indicates the possible

Cerebrospinal Fluid Rhinorrhea: A Review of the Literature

Traumatic CSF Rhinorrhea Traumatic CSF rhinorrhea accounts for approximately 90% of the cases seen, and is a complication of 2% of all head traumas. Traumaticcases aremost commoninmales during the third to fifth decades. In most instances the reasons for the rhinorrhea are obvious, e.g. major head trauma where the osseous and dural defects are

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HALO SIGN/ HANDKERCHIEF SIGN-A finding in CSF rhinorrhea when CSF is mixed with Blood. In patients with head trauma, a mixture of blood and CSF may make the diagnosis difficult. CSF separates from blood when it is placed on filter paper, and it produces a clinically detectable sign: the ring sign, double-ring sign, or halo sign.


32)CSF into nose secondary to straining,weight watery discharge on bending head that is in the morning + cannot be sniffed back + stiffens handkerchief* double target sign 33)ALLERGIC RHINITIS Seasonal = paroxysmal sneezing (10-20 sneezes a time) + nasal obstruction + watery nasal discharge + itching in nose & eyes + lacrimation

Cerebrospinal fluid rhinorrhoea: diagnosis and management

CSF rhinorrhea after intracranial or intranasal surgery is a known potential complication with significant morbidity and mortality. Accurate identification of the site of CSF leakage is necessary for a successful surgical repair. The most reliable methods of distinguishing between a traumatic or neoplastic lesion and a spontaneous CSF


CSF leakage from its intracranial location may present difficulties in diagnosis. localiza- tion, and treatment. Recently the otolaryngologist play a major role in the diagnosis and treatment of CSF otorrhea or rhinorrhea and are becoming increasingly involved in the operative management of CSF leakage.