What exactly is CSF rhinorrhea?

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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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...
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. Read more...