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Lumbar puncture: A lumbar puncture.
Other broader types of medical diagnostic tests related to Lumbar puncture include:
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Lumbar puncture: A procedure in which a needle is put into the lower part of the spinal column to collect cerebrospinal fluid or to give anticancer drugs intrathecally. Also called a spinal tap.
Source: National Institute of Health
Lumbar puncture: Tapping of the subarachnoid space in the lumbar region, usually between the third and fourth lumbar vertebrae.
Source: Diseases Database
Lumbar puncture : procedure where a needle is inserted into the spinal column between the lumbar vertebrae; preformed for both diagnostic and therapeutic reasons.
Disease or Condition count: 3; see list of conditions below. These are the diseases or medical conditions in which the medical test 'Lumbar puncture' may be involved.
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