Distribution of the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF, mean 150ml) in adults

Range in the ventricles 25: in subarachnoid spaces 125 ml
Organism Human Homo sapiens
Reference Sakka L, Coll G, Chazal J. Anatomy and physiology of cerebrospinal fluid. Eur Ann Otorhinolaryngol Head Neck Dis. 2011 Dec128(6):309-16. doi: 10.1016/j.anorl.2011.03.002 p.309 top paragraph and p.310 right column 5th paragraphPubMed ID22100360
Comments P.309 top paragraph: "The cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) is contained in the brain ventricles and the cranial and spinal subarachnoid spaces. The mean CSF volume is 150 ml, with 25 ml in the ventricles and 125 ml in subarachnoid spaces." P.310 right column 5th paragraph: "The CSF volume, estimated to be about 150 ml in adults, is distributed between 125 ml in cranial and spinal subarachnoid spaces and 25 ml in the ventricles, but with marked interindividual variations."
Entered by Uri M
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