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  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus

    In some patients, an improvement of symptoms is noted immediately after removal of some spinal fluid with a lumbar puncture.[medicinenet.com] puncture (spinal or CSF tap test) . [ 6 ] CSF pressure will be normal, or mildly elevated. [ 7 ] The value of this test is limited in diagnosing NPH but may be useful in[patient.info] Other Tests to Evaluate Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus Lumbar puncture ( spinal tap ): This procedure involves removal of CSF from the area around the spinal cord in the lower[webmd.com]

  • Reye Syndrome

    Lumbar puncture The CT scan may be followed by a lumbar puncture.[hse.ie] Other tests that may be recommended include: a computerised tomography (CT) scan a lumbar puncture a biopsy These procedures are briefly described below.[your.md] Reye's Syndrome Diagnosis Patient history and physical examination Blood tests Lumbar puncture (spinal tap) Liver biopsy may be done, but it is generally not needed.[healthcommunities.com]

  • Metabolic Encephalopathy

    Ideally, the lumbar puncture should be performed atraumatically with a small (22-gauge) spinal needle and a simultaneous sample of serum obtained to compare glucose and protein[aneskey.com] Lumbar puncture in our patient revealed normal pressure, no cells, normal protein and glucose levels, and normal results from gram stain and India ink preparations.[dartmouth.edu] Relevant findings on her investigations include: Lumbar puncture — CSF essentially normal (WBC 2 x 10 9 /L) CT head — suspicious for mild cerebral edema Metabolic screen —[lifeinthefastlane.com]

  • Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy

    The specialist will likely want to do a lumbar puncture to obtain a cerebrospinal fluid sample for JCV polymerase chain reaction testing.[nethealthbook.com] Lumbar Puncture Cerebrospinal fluid is usually normal, but protein levels may be elevated slightly.[medcaretips.com] A spinal tap (lumbar puncture) is hardly non-invasive, but compared to a brain biopsy it's a far better choice to many people.[thebody.com]

  • Cough Headache

    The only other test your doctors can do is a spinal tap (lumbar puncture) to check your spinal fluid pressure.[forums.webmd.com] Some patients may require a lumbar puncture (spinal tap) to evaluate the spinal fluid, which can provide a clue to the cause of headaches.[mhni.com] If no arnold chairi...ask for an lumbar puncture-you'll have to fight to get it - I have and I'm a nurse.[healingwell.com]

  • Spinal Puncture

    During a lumbar puncture, a needle is carefully inserted into the spinal canal low in the back (lumbar area).[myhealth.alberta.ca] […] cistern extends into the sacrum . [14] Procedure [ edit ] Illustration depicting lumbar puncture (spinal tap) Spinal needles used in lumbar puncture.[en.wikipedia.org] Doing a lumbar puncture in this case may allow the infection to spread into the spinal canal.[myhealth.alberta.ca]

  • Post Lumbar Puncture Headache

    I went in for a lumbar puncture on Friday.[mdjunction.com] [(Caffeine*.ti, ab or exp Caffeine) AND (post-dural puncture headache/dt or exp Post-dural puncture headache or lumbar puncture.ti, ab or exp Spinal puncture)].[bestbets.org] Post-dural puncture headache occurs roughly twice as often with diagnostic lumbar puncture as with spinal anaesthesia.[tidsskriftet.no]

  • Skin Infection

    puncture considered.[aafp.org] […] commonly occurs near breaks in the skin, such as surgical wounds, trauma, tinea infections ( Figure 1 ) , or ulcerations, but occasionally presents in skin that appears normal[aafp.org] […] follow-up. 8 Children with periorbital or orbital cellulitis often have underlying sinusitis. 9 If the child is febrile and appears toxic, blood cultures should be performed and lumbar[aafp.org]

  • Streptococcal Infection

    A lumbar puncture showed normal cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) protein, glucose, and cell count.[aasmnet.org] His physical examination was normal.[aasmnet.org] A video EEG and MRI brain were normal.[aasmnet.org]

  • Open Angle Glaucoma

    They therefore compare the CSF taken during optic nerve sheath fenestration with the CSF taken during a lumbar puncture.[clinicaltrials.gov] puncture, on the same day.[clinicaltrials.gov] Optic nerve sheath decompression for glaucomatous optic neuropathy with normal intraocular pressure.[clinicaltrials.gov]

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