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What kind of fluid fills the spinal cord?

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Dr. Richard Simmons
Pediatrics - Neurology
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In brief: Spinal fluid (CSF)

Cerebrospinal fluid is produced deep in the brain and then flows down and out around the spinal cord, bathing the brain and cord in protective fluid.
It is primarily water with ions (sodium, potassium, calcium, magnesium), protein, glucose, and other trace substances.

In brief: Spinal fluid (CSF)

Cerebrospinal fluid is produced deep in the brain and then flows down and out around the spinal cord, bathing the brain and cord in protective fluid.
It is primarily water with ions (sodium, potassium, calcium, magnesium), protein, glucose, and other trace substances.
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Dr. Ari Ben-Yishay
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
2 doctors agree

In brief: CSF

Cerebro spinal fluid made in the brain bathes the entire spinal cord inside the dural sac.

In brief: CSF

Cerebro spinal fluid made in the brain bathes the entire spinal cord inside the dural sac.
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