CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 · Indian J Radiol Imaging 2018; 28(04): 406-411
DOI: 10.4103/ijri.IJRI_228_18
Neuroradiology & Head and Neck Imaging

Isolated spontaneous cerebrospinal fluid rhinorrhoea as a rare presentation of idiopathic intracranial hypertension: Case reports with comprehensive review of literature

Priti Soin
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Weil Cornell College of Medicine, New York
,
Umer M Afzaal
Department of Radiology, Yale New Haven Health Bridgeport Hospital, Bridgeport, CT, USA
,
Pranav Sharma
Department of Radiology, Yale New Haven Health Bridgeport Hospital, Bridgeport, CT, USA
,
Puneet S Kochar
Department of Radiology, Yale New Haven Health Bridgeport Hospital, Bridgeport, CT, USA
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Abstract

Isolated cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) rhinorrhoea as a sole presenting symptom of idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH) is extremely rare. IIH typically presents with headache, pulsatile tinnitus, dizziness, nausea, vomiting, and visual disturbance. We report two cases which presented with acute onset spontaneous CSF rhinorrhoea without any other symptom. In addition, we discuss in detail imaging features of IIH with review of its literature.



Publication History

Publication Date:
26 July 2021 (online)

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