Lumbar Puncture

Lumbar Puncture is helpful in the diagnosis of:

  • Meningitis

  • Encephalitis

  • Guillain-Barre syndrome

  • Multiple sclerosis

  • Any disorder affecting the nervous system

  • Central nervous system syphilis

  • Lymphoma, leukemia, or other cancers involving the brain or central nervous system

  • Certain forms of hydrocephalus

  • Bleeding in the brain or spinal cord

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