Aditya Choudhary et al. Froin Syndrome. 1Aditya Choudhary, 2Manoj K Goyal, 3Manish Modi, 4Kanchan K Mukherjee, 5Chirag K Ahuja, 6Vivek Lal. Georges Froin (–), a French physician practising at the turn of the century, was the first to describe the xanthochromia and marked coagulation of. Froin Syndrome is characterized with xanthochromic CSF, high CSF protein content, complete blockage of CSF circulation. We reported our case of Froin.

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Cranial and spinal cervical, thoracal and lumbar MRI revealed an intramedullary mass lesion 63 x 13 mm in size at level of T2-L1 spines T1 hypointense, T2 peripherally hyperintense. It is caused by meningeal irritation e. The patient was referred to neurosurgery clinic after he and his relatives had been informed. This page was last edited on 2 Augustat Find articles by Mi-Woon Kim.

Email alerts New issue alert. Froin Syndrome was suggested according to these findings. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited. Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. Can’t read the image? Case Report Open Access. This condition was considered to be investigated and anesthesia was abandoned.


Therefore, a tumor of the spine was a suspicious cause of the xanthochromia, and CSF evaluation was performed immediately after CSF collection.

This medical diagnostic article is a stub. At the time of his admission, the patient’s vital signs were stable and all laboratory findings including pulmonary function tests and arterial blood gas analysis were within normal limits.

The patient had suffered from paraplegia for 20 years synddrome of a thoracic spine burst fracture T and dislocation. Guillian-Barre syndrome GBS was considered as the most likely diagnosis and the patient was referred to lumbar puncture and further workup.

Pseudo-Froin’s syndrome, xanthochromia with high protein level of cerebrospinal fluid

A year old man presented with a 1-week history of ascending progressive weakness and low back pain. Interruption of the spinal canal and stagnation of the CSF by a neoplastic mass or herniated disc contribute to the sequestered CSF circulation and the high protein content of the CSF. Agri and Aquaculture Journals Dr.

Ann Jose ankara escort. Pseudo-Froin’s syndrome has been described as stagnation of the CSF distal to a spinal block due to spinal disc bulging or tumors [ 1 ]. More on this topic Harlequin nail. Find articles by Soon-Kul Kwon.

Guidelines on routine cerebrospinal fluid analysis. CSF biochemistry results of the patient were consistent with Froin syndrome. Support Center Support Center.

CSF investigation is required to prove the diagnosis or rule out relevant differential diagnoses. Indian J Med Sci. Similar to Miraz’s case of Pseudo-Froin’s syndrome, with a large bulging disc in the lumbar spine, syndromw case showed xanthochromia, fgoin protein content, marked coagulation of the CSF, and dry tapping without spinal meningitis, malignancy, or abscess. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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We reported our case of Froin Syndrome, a quite rare entity, with its radiologic features and characteristics of CSF biochemistry syndrrome the light of literature. Am J Emerg Med.

Pseudo-Froin’s syndrome, xanthochromia with high protein level of cerebrospinal fluid

Views Read Edit View history. Yellow discoloration of the CSF, xanthochromia, is most commonly associated with subarachnoid hemorrhage, where red blood cells in fdoin CSF haemolyse and release oxyhaemoglobin, which is then converted to bilirubin, thus the yellow discoloration. Published online Dec Patient was put into sitting position.

Routine CSF analysis such symdrome total protein, albumin, immunoglobulin, glucose, lactate, cell count, and cytology should be performed immediately after collection [ 3 ]. It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide. Languages Polski Edit links. A CSF is yellow and coagulated in the tube.