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January 1971

Localization of Cerebrospinal Fluid Rhinorrhea

Author Affiliations

Dundee, Scotland
From the departments of surgical neurology and otolaryngology, Dundee (Scotland) Royal Infirmary and the University of Dundee.

Arch Otolaryngol. 1971;93(1):79-80. doi:10.1001/archotol.1971.00770060111015

A method of isotope localization of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) rhinorrhea using radioactive serum albumin was applied in three cases. The results indicate that this is an accurate method both in the identification of an actual CSF leak as well as in the anatomic localization of the site of leakage.

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