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Too much CSF as seen on MRI what treatment?

Too much CSF as seen on MRI what treatment?

Treatment of : Excessive csf(hydrocephalus) is geared towards the cause -?Infection, tumor, trauma, bleeding etc. Hope u feel better soon! http://www.Medicinenet.Com/script/main/mobileart.Asp?Articlekey=9089. ...Read more

Cerebrospinal Fluid (Definition)

The fluid that bathes the brain and spinal cord provides an exchange pathway and balancing system for brain and spinal cord metabolism, besides a cushioning system for routine impacts of our ...Read more


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With CSF otorrhea what are my treatment options?

With CSF otorrhea what are my treatment options?

Neurosurgery: See a neurosurgeon there is a high risk of meningitis if the diagnosis is correct. ...Read more

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Esi booked, cause of pain not known, MRI showed no compressed nerve so is esi the right treatment? Serious risks how likely, CSF leak, paralyses etc. Pain/burning spreads from face/teeth/neck/shoulder

Esi booked, cause of pain not known, MRI showed no compressed nerve so is esi the right treatment? Serious risks how likely, CSF leak, paralyses etc. Pain/burning spreads from face/teeth/neck/shoulder

Face pain: Face pain that spreads to the neck and shoulder is generally not spine related. Other causes can be from the jaw, mouth or brain. An epidural steroid injection will not relieve face or teeth pain. See a neurosurgeon for evaluation of the face pain. ...Read more

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What kind treatment can somebody get for cerebrospinal fluid otorrhea?

CSF otorrhea: The treatment is primarily surgical. In some cases of trauma, however, where the leakage is very light, they might wait to see if spontaneous healing occurs. ...Read more

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Plz see this CSF and CT scan report http://goo.Gl/qyyih and tell me how serious is this? How long can it take to cure? Please help doctor.

Plz see this CSF and CT scan report http://goo.Gl/qyyih and tell me how serious is this? How long can it take to cure? Please help doctor.

URL for Neuro or ID: Viral, fungal or tuberculin are likely and less likely bacteria. Your friend still needs a diagnosis. Mri brain and eeg are recommended as both can show certain patterns in japanse encephaliits. Serological and nucleaic acid testing for the viral and other potential bugs should be undertaken. Needs empiric broad spectrum anti-microbial treatment. Je can unfortunately be serious. ...Read more

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Mri revealed inflammation around spine. Lp revealed protein in csf. What does this mean? Doctor told me sign of MS and no treatment given

Mri revealed inflammation around spine. Lp revealed protein in csf. What does this mean? Doctor told me sign of MS and no treatment given

See below: Does the MRI show lesions in the spinal cord? Is an MRI of brain also showing "spots"? Is the only abnormality in the spinal fluid, protein elevation, are there oligoclonal bands? Do you really have ms, or is it just a possibility? If you have confirmed diagnosis, need treatment asap. If you do not have a good explanation, get a second opinion. ...Read more

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What to do if a very small intermittent csf leak can't be detected on a cisternogram ?

Unlikely: Why are you asking this question.What are your symptoms and why was the cisternogram done.If it was done discuss the findings with your doctor.It is unlikely that they will miss a csf leak on cisternogram ...Read more

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Been told if cannot locate slow intermittent csf leak on cisternogram doesn't mean I don't have one.wat do I do next if this is the case???

Been told if cannot locate slow intermittent csf leak on cisternogram doesn't mean I don't have one.wat do I do next if this is the case???

CSF leak diagnosis: Intraspinal injection of radio opaque contrast such as a delayed iohexol CT can help localize a CSF leak, Also intraspinal injection of gadolinium and then delayed MRI of the suspected area can also show areas of CSF leak. ...Read more

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I just got a CSF chemistry test back I have 91% lymphocytes and 9% macrophages. What does that mean? Looked for a lot of values but don't know what.

D/w your MD: Why did you get the LP in the first place? Did you have headaches, fever, photo sensitivity, neck stiffness etc? If you did and now your LP showed a lot of lymphocytes- that would indicate-perhaps you have a viral meningitis. However, not knowing what is the clinical setting and not knowing the detail result of your csf- ( total wbc, rbc, ldh etc)- it is hard to give you a good answer. D/w ur md. ...Read more

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What causes bands to show up in csf?

Two things: You can have bands (immature neutrophils or acute inflammatory cells) in the CSF from blood contamination or acute inflammation in the CSF from diseases such as meningitis. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: csf?

CSF: Cerebrospinal fluid is the clear colorless fluid produced in the choroid plexus in the brain, and acts as a cushion or a buffer for the brain & spinal cord. ...Read more

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Why after lambar puncture procedur the CSF rhinorrhea was stopped ?

May be temporary: By removing fluid, the pressure in the CSF compartment decreases, so the leak may stop for a bit. ...Read more

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How do you treat CSF otorrhea?

It depends: It depends on the cause- basilar skull fracture, recent surgery, congenital, inner ear disease or rarely spontaneously. Also implied is a perforated ear drum allowing the leaking CSF to exit the middle ear into the external ear canal or eustachian tube. Meningitis must be identified if present. Treatment could involve antibiotics, diuretics, steroids or surgery. ...Read more

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What sort of disorder is CSF otorrhea?

A serious condition: CSF is cerebrospinal fluid, the fluid that surrounds your brain and spinal cord. CSF otorrhea is when the fluid is draining out of your ear. It is considered a sign of a basilar skull fracture. It can also be associated with leakage thru the nose which is refered to as CSF rhinorrhea. ...Read more

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My friend got CSF otorrhea. Why is that?

Otitis? Trauma?: Complicated otitis can cause lesions in the inner/middle ear that erode through the brain coverings (meninges) threatening meningitis and encephalitis with serious or even lethal consequences. CSF otorrhea can alternatively be the result of tumors of trauma to the base of the skull and is a very serious condition - emergent medical care should be sought with ent, neurosurgery, and neurology. ...Read more

Csf (Definition)

Cerebrospinal fluid is the clear colorless fluid produced in the choroid plexus in the brain, and acts as a cushion or a buffer for the ...Read more


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