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VOLUME 14 , ISSUE 1--3 ( January-December, 2023 ) > List of Articles


Endoscopic Endonasal Orbital Transposition, for Closure of Lateral Frontal Sinus CSF Rhinorrhea: A Case Report

Veerasigamani Narendrakumar, Vinod Felix

Keywords : Case report, Cerebrospinal fluid rhinorrhea, Endonasal, Endoscopic, Frontal sinus, Orbital transposition

Citation Information : Narendrakumar V, Felix V. Endoscopic Endonasal Orbital Transposition, for Closure of Lateral Frontal Sinus CSF Rhinorrhea: A Case Report. Clin Rhinol An Int J 2023; 14 (1--3):15-19.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10013-1391

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 21-03-2024

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2023; The Author(s).


Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) rhinorrhea is due to communication between the subarachnoid space and the sinonasal cavity. Cerebrospinal fluid rhinorrhea is treated with immense care to avoid serious complications which can cause high mortality. Various techniques are available for CSF rhinorrhea in which the endoscopic endonasal approach is used widely as it has less morbidity. Treating CSF rhinorrhea in far lateral frontal sinus leaks is a challenging task endoscopically, which can be done with orbital transposition. We report a series of 3 cases of lateral frontal sinus CSF rhinorrhea and they are successfully treated by endoscopic endonasal with orbital transposition.

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