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POTS or a spinal CSF leak?

POTS, positional orthostatic tachycardia syndrome, is a type of autonomic dysfunction in which patients experience symptoms and signs with upright posture. Spinal CSF leak also causes symptoms and signs that are worse with upright posture. It should be no surprise...

#leakweek – day 7

Today is DAY 7 of Spinal CSF Leak Awareness Week. Our focus for our last day of Leak Week is: Prognosis of spinal cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) leak and Looking Forward. Prognosis While published patient outcomes remain rather limited, we do know that most patients do...

#leakweek – day 6

  Today is DAY 6 of Spinal CSF Leak Awareness Week. Our focus for today is: Treatment of spinal cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) leak, also known as intracranial hypotension. Treatment Treatments for spinal CSF leaks vary from conservative to surgical procedures. The...

#leakweek – day 5

Today is DAY 5 of Spinal CSF Leak Awareness Week. We will focus today on  Causes and Classification of spinal cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) leak, also known as intracranial hypotension. Causes There are 3 main causes of spinal CSF leak: • Medical procedures (lumbar...