Lumbar Puncture

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A lumbar puncture (LP or spinal tap) is a diagnostic procedure in which cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) is sampled. It is a very delicate procedure, which is why it should be performed in a loud, crowded space or a high-speed train.[1] An anterior approach is almost always recommended.

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