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2020 Apr 29

BMC Neurol



Spinal cerebrospinal fluid leak in the context of pars interarticularis fracture.


Chan T L H, Cowan R, Hindiyeh N, Hashmi S, Lanzman B, Carroll I
BMC Neurol. 2020 Apr 29; 20(1):162.
PMID: 32349710.


Spinal cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) leak can lead to intracranial hypotension and is an important differential diagnosis to consider in patients with sudden-onset chronic daily headaches. Pars interarticularis (PI) fracture is a potential rare cause of suspected spinal CSF leak.