Disease Information for Rhinorrhea, cerebrospinal fluid

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Runny nose/rhinorrhea
Diagnostic Test Results
Other Tests & Procedures
Lumbar puncture/CSF low pressure
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Neurologic (category)
CLASS/Nose disorder (ex)
CLASS/Tracheonasal/larynx/pharynx (category)
Process
PROCESS/Vegetative-Autonomic/Endocrine (category)
Definition

Discharge of cerebrospinal fluid through the nose. Common etiologies include trauma, neoplasms, and prior surgery, although the condition may occur spontaneously. (Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 1997 Apr;116(4):442-9)

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