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Clinical Neuroradiology

, Volume 19, Issue 2, pp 111–121 | Cite as

Imaging of Cerebrospinal Fluid Leaks*

  • Erich Hofmann
  • Robert Behr
  • Konrad Schwager
Review Article

Abstract

The present article provides an overview of epidemiology, clinical signs and symptoms, imaging techniques and specific imaging findings in cerebrospinal fluid leaks. Imaging protocols are supplemented with practical hints for invasive techniques. Emphasis is on the full scope of imaging findings in traumatic and nontraumatic cranial and spinal leaks.

Key Words:

Cerebrospinal fluid leak Cerebrospinal fluid fistula 

Bildgebung bei Liquorlecks

Zusammenfassung

Der vorliegende Artikel gibt einen Überblick über Epidemiologie, Klinik, Bildgebungstechniken und spezielle Befunde bei Liquorlecks. Untersuchungsprotokolle werden um praktische Hinweise für invasive Verfahren ergänzt. Schwerpunkt ist die ganze Breite der Bildgebung bei traumatischen und nichttraumatischen kranialen und spinalen Leckagen.

Schlüsselwörter:

Liquorleck Liquorfistel 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Diagnostic and Interventional NeuroradiologyKlinikum FuldaFuldaGermany
  2. 2.Department of NeurosurgeryKlinikum FuldaFuldaGermany
  3. 3.Department of Ear-Nose-Throat SurgeryKlinikum FuldaFuldaGermany
  4. 4.Klinik für Diagnostische und Interventionelle NeuroradiologieKlinikum Fulda gAGFuldaGermany

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