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Spinal Tap (cont.)

Synonyms and Keywords

spinal tap, lumbar puncture, spinal puncture, cerebrospinal fluid analysis, LP

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Spinal Tap - Causes

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Lumbar Puncture (CSF Examination) »

Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) was first examined in the 19th century using primitive techniques (eg, sharpened bird quills).

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