Connective Tissue Disorders with Spontaneous Spinal Cerebrospinal Fluid Leaks and Intracranial Hypotension: A Prospective Study Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome
  • Intracranial Hypotension
  • Joint Instability
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Subdural Effusion

abstract

  • Findings suggesting connective tissue disorders are common among patients with spontaneous spinal CSF leaks, and manifestations may be subtle. A variety of disorders can be identified, probably reflecting genetic heterogeneity. Problems with wound healing may occur as a result of the systemic nature of the underlying connective tissue disorder.

publication date

  • January 2004

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed ID

  • 14683542

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 65

end page

  • 70; discussion 70-1

volume

  • 54

number

  • 1