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07-MAY-2005 YUSRA MUHAMED
AREF 40 YEARS TAMPONADE OF THE SELLAR AND SPHENOID CAVITY WITH
MUSCLE TO PREVENT CSF LEAK
The patient was operated 5 days ago and despite all preventive measures with mannitol and other precautions, progressed CSF leak. She was taken to the operative room and big piece of muscle was inserted to fulfill the sellar and sphenoid cavity aided with glue. The nasal tubes were removed under G.A. in 12-May -2005 with exploration of the cavity to check that the muscle in holding in place. No CSF leak was noted. She was discharged after three days to keep in diamox for 3-4 weeks.