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Why after lambar puncture procedur the csf rhinorrhea was stopped ?

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Dr. Larry Lutwick answered

Specializes in Infectious Disease

By removing fluid, the pressure in the CSF compartment decreases, so the leak may stop for a bit.

Answered Jun 10, 2014



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Dr. Otto Placik answered

Specializes in Surgery - Plastics

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.

Answered Sep 28, 2016



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