Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak After Nasal Swab Testing for COVID-19

JAMA Otolaryngology–Head & Neck Surgery

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What The Study Did: Researchers describe what to their knowledge is the first case of a cerebrospinal fluid leak after nasal testing for COVID-19.

Authors: Jarrett Walsh, M.D., Ph.D., of the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City, is the corresponding author.

(doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.3579)

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