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January 1933

CURE IN A CASE OF CEREBROSPINAL RHINORRHEA

Author Affiliations

CHICAGO
From the Department of Otolaryngology, University of Illinois.

Arch Otolaryngol. 1933;17(1):85-86. doi:10.1001/archotol.1933.03570050092010

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Abstract

The case in question is of twofold interest, first because of its occurrence during the course of a cold, and second because of the simplicity of treatment which resulted in an apparent cure.

REPORT OF CASE

Miss B. L., aged 33, gave the following history : In the early part of March, 1930, she contracted what appeared to be an ordinary cold in the head, of possibly a little more severity than she had ever previously had. Especially prominent were the symptoms of sneezing and nasal discharge. No headache had ever been present. The cold lasted for about two weeks, but she noted that after all other symptoms had subsided, a clear fluid continued to drip from her left nostril, particularly when she bent her head forward. The nasal drip had been present for about four weeks when the patient was first examined. Nasal examination gave entirely negative results, all of

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