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Navigating Complications and Risks in Endoscopic CSF Leak Repair

Understanding Nasal CSF Leaks and Rhinorrhea: Exploring Cerebrospinal Fluid Dynamics Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) is crucial in cushioning the brain and spinal cord within the protective dura mater. However, when a breach occurs in this barrier, CSF can seep into the sinus cavities, leading to what’s known as CSF rhinorrhea. CSF Rhinorrhea: Differentiating Symptoms and Characteristics […]

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Your Guide to Recovery and Aftercare Following Endoscopic CSF Leak Repair

What is Endoscopic CSF Leak Repair Endoscopic CSF leak repair addresses the issue of cerebrospinal fluid leakage originating from a breach in the protective dura mater surrounding the brain and spinal cord. A nasal endoscope is inserted inside to navigate the nasal passages to find the breach in the dura mater commonly found at the

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Complications of Untreated Nasal Polyps: Potential Risks and Long-Term Effects

Understanding Nasal Polyps and Their Impact on Health Nasal polyps are soft, noncancerous growths inside the nose and sinuses. They hang like drops or pears, partially obstructing the nasal airway. Nasal polyps form because of constant irritation of the internal lining of the nose from allergies, asthma, and other chronic or long-lasting inflammatory diseases. Nasal

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Deviated nasal septum before and after septoplasty surgery comparison.

Understanding Deviated Septum: Causes, Symptoms, and Diagnosis

What is a Deviated Septum? A septum in a deviated septum is the nasal septum or cartilage that divides the inside of your nose into the left and right chambers. When the septum deviates from its midline, it causes congestion and difficulty breathing in the smaller chamber and drying, which causes crusting or bleeding in

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