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January 1982

Rhinorrhea and Pseudomonas Meningitis Associated With a Rhinopharyngeal Tumor

Author Affiliations

From the Service de Médecine et Laboratoire d'Investigation Clinique, H. J. Tagnon, Institut Jules Bordet, Centre des Tumeurs de l'Université Libre, Bruxelles.

Arch Otolaryngol. 1982;108(1):36-37. doi:10.1001/archotol.1982.00790490038010

• A patient with a neoplastic tumor of the rhinopharynx had Pseudomonas aeruginosa meningitis, the origin of which could be traced back to an occult CSF fistula caused by the tumor. From a review of the literature, it seems that this is a rare clinical occurrence.

(Arch Otolaryngol 1982;108:36-37)