A 19-year-old woman becomes ill rather suddenly with severe headaches, nausea and vomiting, and a progressively decreasing level of consciousness

11.      A 19-year-old woman becomes ill rather suddenly with severe headaches, nausea and vomiting, and a progressively decreasing level of consciousness (all signs of increased intracranial pressure). MRI reveals a large pinealoma (pineoblastoma, an aggressive pineal tumor) that has blocked the cerebral aqueduct. The neurosurgeon explains to the family that the CSF must be drained immediately or she will die. Approximately how much CSF is produced in a 24-hour period in the average healthy adult?

a.250 to 300mL
b.300 to 350mL
c.350 to 375mL
d.450 to 500mL
e.600mL
 
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