Auris Nasus Larynx 2021 Apr 5. Epub 2021 Apr 5.
Department of Ear, Nose and Throat Surgery, Fiona Stanley Hospital, 11 Robin Warren Drive, Murdoch, WA 6150, Australia; Department of Ear, Nose and Throat Surgery, Royal Perth Hospital, Perth, WA 6000, Australia; Department of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Nedlands, WA 6009, Australia; Western ENT, South Perth Hospital, Como, WA 6151, Australia.
Objective: METHODS: A retrospective cohort study over seven-years from 2013 to 2020 was conducted at five tertiary referral centres. Patients identified with biochemically confirmed spontaneous cerebrospinal fluid leaks of the temporal bone manifesting as middle ear fluid with no other obvious cause were included. Demographics (age, gender, body-mass-index), symptomatology, past medical history, examination, investigation (biochemical and radiological), management and outcomes were recorded. Read More