Monthly Archives: February 2012

CSF Cistern Compression of the Brainstem

Obstruction to CSF and venous blood flow between the brain and cord can lead to an increase in CSF in the cisterns and subsequent dysautonomia, Parkinsonism and cerebellar signs and symptoms, as well as atrophy of the brainstem and cerebellum. Continue reading

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Cervical Spondylosis and CSF Flow in the Cisterns

Degenerative changes in the cervical spine called spondylosis can cause tubulance, backjets and standing waves of CSF to form in the basal cisterns of the brain resulting in neurodegenerative processes and subsequent diseases such as Alzheimer’s Parkinson’s and multiple sclerosis. Continue reading

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