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Why after lambar puncture procedur the csf rhinorrhea was stopped ?

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Dr. Larry Lutwick
Infectious Disease 50 years experience
May be temporary: By removing fluid, the pressure in the CSF compartment decreases, so the leak may stop for a bit.
Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics 35 years experience
Decreasing ICP: By lowering intracranial pressure (icp) when performing the lp, you may be lowering the tendency for the CSF to leak from a crib inform plate fracture that is responsible for the rhinorrhea.
Last updated Sep 28, 2016

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