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Unilateral rhinorrhoea associated with cerebrospinal fluid leak
  1. Petros Koltsidopoulos1,
  2. Charalampos Skoulakis2,
  3. Eleni Papageorgiou3
  1. 1 Department of Otolaryngology, General Hospital of Volos, Volos, Greece
  2. 2 Department of Otolaryngology, University Hospital of Larissa, Larissa, Greece
  3. 3 Department of Ophthalmology, University Hospital of Larissa, Larissa, Greece
  1. Correspondence to Petros Koltsidopoulos, Department of Otolaryngology, General Hospital of Volos, Volos 38222, Greece; petkoltsid{at}yahoo.gr

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A 56-year-old postmenopausal obese woman presented with a 6-month history of right-sided rhinorrhoea. There was no history of head trauma or surgery. On clinical examination drops of clear fluid were falling from her right nostril when bending forward (online supplementary video 1). Nasal endoscopy identified no pathology. The fluid was positive for beta-2 transferrin. There was no evidence of papilloedema and the opening pressure was normal.1 Imaging demonstrated a right cribriform plate defect (figure 1). Endoscopic …

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