Cerebrospinal Fluid Leakage

This complication is very rare in patients who have not previously been operated on or received radiation therapy. However, after radiation therapy and/or previous surgery, there is a significant risk for wound dehiscence and CSF leak. Experiences with wound-healing problems revealed that meningitis resulted in the utilization of plastic surgical techniques with bilateral mobilization of the spinal muscles for wound closure. The fascia must be closed in a watertight fashion, without tension. Relaxing incisions laterally may be necessary to provide a tension-free closure. A sub-fascial or subcutaneous drain must be placed for several days to allow healing of the wound.

Cure Your Yeast Infection For Good

Cure Your Yeast Infection For Good

The term vaginitis is one that is applied to any inflammation or infection of the vagina, and there are many different conditions that are categorized together under this ‘broad’ heading, including bacterial vaginosis, trichomoniasis and non-infectious vaginitis.

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