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A 30-year-old female asked:

Would a cisternogram provoke an intermittentcsf leak with head being tilted?my doc wants to do1to locate the intermitentleak as i've had meningitis x2

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Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 57 years experience
Cisternogram: If they are going to stick a needle thru your meninges there is always a chance of a leak. I would ask you sticker how many folks he or she has stuck that have developed a leak? Likely very rare. Then you and your team can weight the risks and benefits of doing it or not an then you can decide what you want to do.

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