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Froin's syndrome

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Froin's syndrome occurs when lumbar puncture reveals:

  • CSF with a high protein content
  • xanthochromia but normal cell count

Foin's syndrome is a sign of blockage of CSF flow in the spine. The commonest causes are:

  • advanced spinal tumour
  • spinal meningitis

Last reviewed 01/2018

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