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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For example, protein concentration elevates 1 mg for per erythrocytes in subarachnoidal hemorrhage. No motor or sensory abnormalities were found in the upper chest or upper extremities.

In this case, we detected Froin Syndrome, a very rare entity. Spinal cord disorders Syndromes Medical diagnostic stubs. Similar to Miraz’s case of Pseudo-Froin’s syndrome, with a large bulging disc in the lumbar spine, this case showed xanthochromia, high protein content, marked coagulation of the CSF, and dry tapping without spinal meningitis, malignancy, or abscess. High protein froim of the CSF have infectious causes such as bacterial, cryptococcal, or tuberculous meningitis, as well as non-infectious causes, such as subarachnoid hemorrhage, central nervous system CNS vasculitis, CNS neoplasm, and autoimmune disease.

This article is an orphanas no other articles link to it. At the time of his admission, the patient’s vital signs were stable and all frkin findings including pulmonary function tests and arterial blood gas analysis were within normal limits. It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide.


Incidental Finding of Froin Syndrome during Spinal Anesthesia in a 72-Year-Old Patient

Please introduce links to this page from related articles ; try the Find link tool for suggestions. Causes of a dry tap are blocked needle, needle in the wrong space, spinal surgery, and low CSF pressure.

Languages Polski Edit links. Journal List Korean J Anesthesiol v. The patient’s CSF showed high protein 3, Cytology showed atypical cells or malignant unknown cells, but no malignant cells or pathologic organisms were found syndromme culture. Find articles by Mi-Woon Kim.

No specific problems such as headache, reflex tachycardia, or sweating were observed in the perioperative period. The picture shows yellow discoloration of the cerebrospinal fluid xanthochromia of the CSF. J Pain Relief 3: The patient underwent extensive diagnostic testing in search of a primary tumour outside the central nervous system.

Froin’s syndrome

Agri and Aquaculture Synddrome Dr. His paper was published in Gazette des hopitaux in [ 1 ]. Cholesterol and triglyceride levels in the CSF rise in tuberculous meningitis, pyogenic meningitis, viral encephalitis, and hydrocephalus.

We postponed the operation and decided to take the patient to orthopedics ward in order to investigate.


A year old man presented with a 1-week history of ascending progressive weakness and low back pain. Mass lesions may be seen in posterior fossa and intramedullary region in Froin syndrome and the syndrome may lead to obstruction [ 45 ].

However, his lumbar puncture findings were extremely unusual, specifically the yellow dark CSF that became instantly gelatinous. Visual assessment of the CSF color is usually practiced as a means of diagnosing intracranial bleeding, such as subarachnoid hemorrhage, in the neurology department. Can’t read the image? CSF material was obtained in a sterile way and samples were sent to biochemistry and microbiology laboratories for examination.

For Permissions, please email: Open in a separate window. Receive exclusive offers and updates from Oxford Academic. Froin’s syndrome — coexistence of xanthochromiahigh frooin level and marked coagulation of cerebrospinal fluid CSF.

Syndrime Syndrome was suggested according to these findings.

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The patient had suffered from paraplegia for 20 years because of a thoracic spine burst fracture T and dislocation. Adams RD, Victor M editors.

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