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Cerebrospinal fluid leak diagnosis

Cerebrospinal fluid leak diagnosis
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Overview

Type of care

Outpatient

Method

Diagnostic

About the offer

The human brain is washed with about 150 ml of liquor. It is a closed system that works almost "hermetically. " With "depressurization," the cerebrospinal fluid (a clear, odorless liquid) can flow out of the ear or nose, often accompanied by disturbances of consciousness and headaches. It's important to understand that even a tiny break in bone tissue can result in a substantial loss of cerebrospinal fluid volume. Identifying the cause of the illness is crucial to create a treatment plan. Therefore, the doctor begins by gathering information from the patient regarding the intensity, frequency, and changes in symptoms. Making an initial diagnosis requires taking this critical step. Doctors may order a sugar level analysis on the fluid secreted from the nose to diagnose a potentially severe rhinitis condition with similar symptoms. A handkerchief test may also be prescribed where the patient instills nasal discharge onto a dry cloth or gauze to determine if it is transparent, cloudy, and sticky due to mucin discharge. Radiographic tomographic images are used to confirm the diagnosis. The patient undergoes an MRI of their back and head as part of the examination. To ensure even the tiniest hole in the spine's hard shell is detected, physicians might conduct ultrasound, CT myelography, infusion test, and myelography. If inflammation is suspected, a lumbar puncture is performed.

What’s included

Medical service

Examination
  • clinical history-taking
  • medical records review
  • physical examination
  • consultation with a neurosurgeon
Laboratory tests
  • complete blood count (CBC)
  • biochemical analysis of blood (kidney and liver function tests, electrolytes, lipid panel)
  • oxidative/fermentation glucose test
  • beta-2 transferrin test
  • inflammation blood tests
Diagnosis
  • neurological examination
  • handkerchief test
  • myelography
  • MRI/CT scan
  • lumbar puncture with CSF sample (on the indication, price is not included)
Other
  • cost of essential materials
  • nursing service
  • discharge medical records
  • further recommendations

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FAQ

How long does the offer take?

The offer is designed for 5 days.

Does the offer require you to stay in the clinic overnight?

No, Cerebrospinal fluid leak diagnosis is an outpatient deal.

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What are the age restrictions?

The offer is eligible for both adults and kids.

Can I customize the content of the offer?

Yes, the components of the deal can be changed. Get in touch with a vendor to create a personalized proposal.

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