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What exactly is csf rhinorrhea?
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Pediatrics 48 years experience
A leaky brain : A CSF rhinorrhea occurs if there is an opening of the brain covering (dura) & the thin bone separating the nose from the base of the brain. This allows the sppinal fluid to leak into the nose.It is significant in revealing an open portal for nasal germs to get into the opening and cause repeated episodes of meningitis.
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