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Lumbar puncture

Lumbar puncture

Lumbar puncture: A lumbar puncture.

Lumbar puncture: Broader Types

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Lumbar puncture: Other Names

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Symptoms Associated with Lumbar puncture

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Diseases Associated with Lumbar puncture

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Descriptions of Lumbar puncture

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.
Source: CRISP

Basic Information: Lumbar puncture

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.

Diseases and Conditions that List Lumbar puncture as a Diagnostic Test

The following list of conditions have 'Lumbar puncture' or similar listed as a medical diagnostic test in our database:




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