A 39-year-old male presented to the Emergency Department (ED) with a chief complaint of headache for 3 days. The patient had fallen down a flight of stairs 3 days prior to presentation and had a loss of consciousness. Following the event, he noted clear nasal discharge and a salty taste in the back of his throat that had resolved spontaneously after 24 h. He finally sought medical attention for worsening headaches, intermittent dizziness, and right eye pain.
To read this article in full you will need to make a payment
Purchase one-time access:Academic & Personal: 24 hour online accessCorporate R&D Professionals: 24 hour online access
One-time access price info
- For academic or personal research use, select 'Academic and Personal'
- For corporate R&D use, select 'Corporate R&D Professionals'
Subscribe:Subscribe to Journal of Emergency Medicine
Already a print subscriber? Claim online access
Already an online subscriber? Sign in
Register: Create an account
Institutional Access: Sign in to ScienceDirect
Accepted: January 21, 1999
Received in revised form: December 21, 1999
Received: October 7, 1998
© 1999 Elsevier Science Inc. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.