A dynamic pressure study of spontaneous CSF rhinorrhea in the empty sella syndrome

Case report

Stephen Davis M.B., B.S.1 and Andrew H. Kaye M.B., B.S.1
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  • 1 Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, The Royal Melbourne Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
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✓ The authors report a case of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) rhinorrhea in a patient with the empty sella syndrome in whom continuous intracranial pressure (ICP) monitoring revealed intermittent peaks of raised ICP. Following a shunt procedure, ICP reverted to normal and the CSF rhinorrhea ceased for 10 weeks. The sella turcica was packed with muscle after the CSF rhinorrhea recurred.

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