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Cerebrospinal Fluid Otorrhea Summary

Description: Discharge of cerebrospinal fluid through the external auditory meatus or through the eustachian tube into the nasopharynx. This is usually associated with CRANIOCEREBRAL TRAUMA (e.g., SKULL FRACTURE involving the TEMPORAL BONE;), NEUROSURGICAL PROCEDURES; or other conditions, but may rarely occur spontaneously. (From Am J Otol 1995 Nov;16(6):765-71)

Also Known As: Cerebrospinal Fluid Otorrhea, Post-Traumatic; Cerebrospinal Fluid Otorrhea, Spontaneous; Cerebrospinal Fluid Otorrhea, Traumatic; Otorrhea, Cerebrospinal Fluid, Post-Traumatic; Otorrhea, Cerebrospinal Fluid, Spontaneous Show All >>

Networked: 13 relevant articles (0 outcomes, 0 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Cerebrospinal Fluid Otorrhea

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Fibrin Tissue Adhesive (Fibrin Sealant) : 2 results : IBA
  2. Transferrin (beta 2 Transferrin) : 2 results : IBA
  3. hydroxyapatite cement : 1 result : IBA
  4. SAS : 1 result : IBA

Diseases Related to Cerebrospinal Fluid Otorrhea

  1. Meningitis
  2. Otitis Media with Effusion
  3. Craniocerebral Trauma (Head Injury)

Key Therapies for Cerebrospinal Fluid Otorrhea

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  1. Stapes Surgery (Stapedectomy) : 3 results
  2. Neurosurgical Procedures : 1 result
  3. Middle Ear Ventilation (Tympanostomy) : 1 result
  4. Absorbable Gelatin Sponge : 1 result
  5. Craniotomy : 1 result

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