Acta Scientific Otolaryngology (ASOL) (ISSN: 2582-5550)

Case Report Volume 4 Issue 12

Fourth Ventricle Choroid Plexus Papilloma presenting with CSF Rhinorrhoea

Brajesh Kumar1* and Anita Kumari2

1Assistant Professor, Department of Neurosurgery, Indira Gandhi Institute of Medical sciences, Sheikhpura, Patna, Bihar, India
2Associate Professor, Department of O&G, NSMCH, India

*Corresponding Author: Brajesh Kumar, Assistant Professor, Department of Neurosurgery, Indira Gandhi Institute of Medical sciences, Sheikhpura, Patna, Bihar, India.

Received: November 14, 2022; Published: November 29, 2022

Abstract

Background: Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) when comes out from the nasal cavity is called CSF Rhinorrhoea which can either be spontaneous or non-spontaneous. Trauma (Accidental and Surgical), tumors and exposure to radiation therapy to the base of skull are the most common causes of Non-spontaneous CSF Rhinorrhoea [1]. Congenital anatomical defects are the commonest cause of spontaneous CSF Rhinorrhoea which are not very common and has been reported, less than 4% [2].

Objective: To discuss the case of a Fourth Ventricle Choroid Plexus Papilloma in a 28-year-old female with 5 month amenorrhea which presented with spontaneous CSF rhinorrhea as an isolated complain. She was treated with primary management (microsurgical excision) of the tumor. CSF rhinorrhea was secondary to raised ICP (Intra cranial pressure) which caused the dehiscence of the cribriform plate.

Method: We planned for microsurgical excision of fourth ventricle choroid plexus papilloma with a thought that in next stage we will do the surgery for CSF rhinorrhea if that not resolve with tumor excision.

Keywords: CSF Rhinorrhea; Choroid Plexus Tumour; Intracranial Pressure

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Citation

Citation: Brajesh Kumar and Anita Kumari. “Fourth Ventricle Choroid Plexus Papilloma presenting with CSF Rhinorrhoea".Acta Scientific Otolaryngology 4.12 (2022): 36-41.

Copyright

Copyright: © 2022 Brajesh Kumar and Anita Kumari. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.




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